Definition of unaccompanied in English:

unaccompanied

Line breaks: un|accom¦pan|ied
Pronunciation: /ʌnəˈkʌmpənɪd
 
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adjective

1Having no companion or escort: no unaccompanied children allowed
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  • According to SAA procedures, staff are supposed to escort unaccompanied minors off the plane and make sure that they are signed out by the person designated to fetch them.
  • Each is monitored by Delta staff who supervise the facility, trackflight status and escort unaccompanied minors to and from their flights.
  • The group also rejected calls to have all checked baggage screened and ensure unaccompanied baggage is not loaded on to planes by mistake, according to a draft report published in USA Today newspaper.
Synonyms
alone, on one's own, all alone, by oneself, solo, lone, solitary, single, single-handed; unescorted, without an escort, unattended, unchaperoned, partnerless, companionless; Latinsolus
Australian/New Zealand informal on one's pat, on one's Pat Malone
2Taking place without something specified taking place at the same time: the political change was unaccompanied by social change
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  • A social model that is under pressure now, but a social model where you can say that economic development cannot be unaccompanied by social development.
  • They can also lead to wasted taxpayer dollars when unaccompanied by adequate social services and anti-drug covenants.
  • By the mid-1970s, no Vatican pronouncement on social issues went unaccompanied by dire threats against the ‘church of the poor’.
3(Of a piece of music) sung or played without instrumental accompaniment: an unaccompanied violin elegy they sang unaccompanied
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  • The team of five local singers under the direction of composer Celia Harper, perform unaccompanied choral harmonies embracing music from the 16th to the 21st Century and regularly appear at St Michael's.
  • Bach is believed to have commenced writing the Sonatas and Partitas for unaccompanied violin shortly thereafter.
  • This opens strikingly with the high voices singing unaccompanied in unison.

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