unmarried

adjective un·mar·ried \ ˌən-ˈmer-ēd , -ˈma-rēd \
Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of unmarried

: not married:
a : not now or previously married
b : being divorced or widowed

unmarried

noun

Examples of unmarried in a Sentence

  1. an unmarried couple who are living together

  2. a girl who swore she'd remain unmarried for her whole life

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First Known Use of unmarried

15th century

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UNMARRIED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of unmarried for English Language Learners

  • : not married


UNMARRIED Defined for Kids

unmarried

adjective un·mar·ried \ ˌən-ˈmer-ēd \

Definition of unmarried for Students

: not married : single


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