Definition of unarranged in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnəˈreɪn(d)ʒd/


1Not placed in a neat, attractive, or required order: she threw a bonnet over her unarranged hair
More example sentences
  • She ensures that not a speck of dust is found, not a bed is left unmade and not a flower remains unarranged.
  • The programme is implicitly inviting the reader to consider whether these apparently unarranged photographs are nevertheless as pre-arranged as the others.
  • Her face was careless and unarranged.
2Not organized or planned in advance: fees on unarranged overdrafts
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  • Although the 'unarranged' manner in which the fair proceeds is one of its unique attractions, to ensure its survival a formal committee would need to be established.
  • He was prone to the long-term unarranged borrowing of Paul's things.
  • This young girl on the cusp of an (apparently unarranged) marriage is suddenly spurned by her heroic fiancé.

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