un·​con·​sol·​i·​dat·​ed | \ˌən-kən-ˈsä-lə-ˌdā-təd \

Definition of unconsolidated 

: loosely arranged unconsolidated subsidiaries especially : not stratified unconsolidated soil

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incoherent, loose


coherent, compact, dense, packed

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This tool, which is increasing in popularity, allows banks to set up unconsolidated entities that buy up some of their souring loans and then issue securities to investors. Anjani Trivedi, WSJ, "China’s Most Dangerous Bank," 5 Sep. 2017 Beach riding so far has fluctuated between firm and fast to an unconsolidated mess that sometimes seems impossible to ride. Bjorn Olson, Alaska Dispatch News, "Pedaling through fierce winds, from Point Hope to Utqiagvik," 30 July 2017 Several of the 22-ton pillars that hold up the dome of the rotunda rest on more than four feet of unconsolidated rubble. National Geographic, "Exclusive: Tomb of Christ at Risk of 'Catastrophic' Collapse," 22 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of unconsolidated

1802, in the meaning defined above

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