unaffiliated

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ affiliate +‎ -ed

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

unaffiliated (not comparable)

  1. not affiliated, not associated

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

unaffiliated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of unaffiliate

NounEdit

unaffiliated (plural unaffiliateds)

  1. A person or organization having no affiliation.
    • 1967, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency, Mutual Fund Legislation of 1967: Hearings (page 706)
      These unaffiliated (or independent) directors are, supposedly, the purifying factor against the contamination of the Managing Group's duality. The unaffiliateds are, in short, the Fund's watchdogs.
    • 1968, Progressive Grocer's Marketing Guidebook (page 13)
      Among wholesalers, voluntary and cooperatives carry a far wider range and number of items in private brands than do unaffiliateds.