Definition of unaffiliated in US English:



  • Not officially attached to or connected with an organization or group.

    • ‘It comes not only from established organisations with clearly defined victims, but also from unaffiliated, loose-knit networks of individuals with a much broader agenda.’
    • ‘Liberty Asset Managers is an independent broker, unaffiliated to any bank, building society or insurance company.’
    • ‘A pupil at Sherburn High School, Ford has also qualified for several second rounds in the Trailblazers show jumping series, again run on a national basis at unaffiliated level.’
    • ‘The traditional players' efforts to catch up for lost ground in investment performance terms - often by outsourcing to unaffiliated fund management groups - is too little too late, claims Datamonitor.’
    • ‘We are independent patriots, unaffiliated with anyone, untainted by any political history.’
    • ‘Both parties agree that unaffiliated voters will be crucial in Colorado.’
    • ‘The link is on an unaffiliated site that had resources for gay youth.’
    • ‘Data in the system cannot be modified, and unaffiliated physicians cannot connect to Geisinger's production databases, where data could be tampered with or destroyed, Chanaga says.’
    • ‘Key research libraries are often closed to unaffiliated users, and many libraries keep the bulk of their collections in closed stacks, inhibiting the rewarding pleasures of browsing.’
    • ‘Perhaps the time has come for constituencies to elect independent citizens, unaffiliated to any political party, to our Parliament in order to begin the process of good government.’
    • ‘She is rare in that she is an independent intellectual, unaffiliated with any university.’
    • ‘Even in cases of unaffiliated or unwanted remains, the report leans on the side of return.’
    • ‘By comparison, only about 18 percent of remaining registered voters were enrolled as independent or unaffiliated.’
    • ‘However, candidates - as well as unaffiliated individuals and organizations - have a First Amendment right to spend money on media access for their campaign speech.’
    • ‘The nonsectarian, unaffiliated organization performs in three separate age-based ensembles and includes girls ranging in age from 6 to 17.’
    • ‘Artists, musicians and other creative types, most unaffiliated with activist organizations, are planning numerous ways to ‘welcome’ the Republicans.’
    • ‘Especially in the South and in parts of the West, state parties that once limited participation to registered Democrats have begun admitting independent and unaffiliated voters.’
    • ‘Kwik-Fit's change of emphasis is well-timed, as forthcoming changes in the UK car market should bolster demand for unaffiliated after-sales service outlets.’
    • ‘But when CNN reporter Kevin Sites' bosses found out he'd been blogging his experiences on an unaffiliated site, they told him to stop.’
    • ‘And an autonomous, unaffiliated organization of teenagers calling themselves Youth Liberation proved adept at developing, attracting, and distributing their own print media on an impressive scale.’
    uncommitted, undecided, in two minds, torn, split, uncertain, unsure, wavering, vacillating, indecisive, in a quandary, in a dilemma, in doubt
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