Definition of unaccompanied in English:


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


  • 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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