unlinked

adjective
un·​linked | \ ˌən-ˈliŋ(k)t \

Definition of unlinked

: not belonging to the same genetic linkage group unlinked genes

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A decade ago, both European and U.S. stocks became unlinked from Chinese ones during periods of turmoil in China. Jon Sindreu, WSJ, "Investors’ Best Option: Keep Faith in U.S. Stocks," 21 Jan. 2019 There are various reasons those are unlinked, Bourgeois said. Janet Mcconnaughey, The Seattle Times, "New Louisiana Film Trail website; state plans more," 4 Sep. 2018 But the two cannot be unlinked: A law’s effects on the budget can only be forecast if analysts make assumptions on how that law changes people’s behavior. Jim Drinkard, The Seattle Times, "AP FACT CHECK: US debt is not made in China," 3 July 2017 But the two cannot be unlinked: A law’s effects on the budget can only be forecast if analysts make assumptions on how that law changes people’s behavior. Washington Post, "AP FACT CHECK: US debt is not made in China," 3 July 2017

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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unlinked

adjective
un·​linked | \ -ˈliŋ(k)t \

Medical Definition of unlinked

: not belonging to the same genetic linkage group unlinked genes

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