Definition of untether
: to free from or as if from a tether
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What’s worse, Avila has to eventually untether himself to some very expensive contracts.
Secure your crossover smash, a song that everyone knows, and springboard to a life of pop stardom untethered from trend-hopping, tacky features and capitalistic thirst.
In short order, Classical Movements added Vietnam, Cuba, China, and Baltic countries freshly untethered from the Soviet Union to its repertoire, learning how to deal with red tape along the way.
But the glaring absence of a U.S. positive political vision in the Middle East has left its negatively defined anti-Islamic State and anti-Iranian goals untethered, which has generated regional confusion.
French energy company Engie showed off prototypes of tethered and untethered drones at its new Drones & Robots Laboratory to the north of Paris last week.
A nation where citizens can come and go freely, detaching their modular floating living quarters and sailing off to a better floating town, untethered by anything but their means and their free will, is not an island without politics—
But untethered from context and time, Spicer’s past commentary seemed linked to Flynn today.
Millennials are rapidly untethering themselves from American values that until recently have been described as bedrock.
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