Definition of unmarried in English:

unmarried

Line breaks: un|mar¦ried
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈmarɪd
 
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adjective

Not married; single: an unmarried mother
More example sentences
  • The others were two married corporals, a single corporal and two unmarried lance-corporals.
  • Illegitimacy was no longer stigmatized and unmarried mothers were given all the rights of married women.
  • There is an irony in comparing how the law is moving in relation to married and unmarried couples on this issue.
Synonyms
unwed, unwedded, single, spouseless, partnerless, husbandless, wifeless; spinster, bachelor; celibate, chaste, maiden, virgin; unattached, available, eligible, free, {young, free, and single}, footloose and fancy free; separated, divorced, widowed; left on the shelf

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