unsecured

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adjective un·se·cured \ˌən-si-ˈkyu̇rd, -ˈkyərd\

Definition of unsecured

  1. :  not protected or free from danger or risk of loss :  not secured unsecured cargo unsecured funds an unsecured loan

First Known Use of unsecured

1780


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unsecured

adjective un·se·cured \ˌən-si-ˈkyu̇rd\

Legal Definition of unsecured

  1. :  not secured: as a :  not guaranteed or protected as to payment, performance, or satisfaction by a security interest or by property given or pledged as security unsecured debt an unsecured claim b :  characterized by a lack of security or of a security interest unsecured status


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