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

Definition of unmarried in English:


Not married; single: an unmarried mother
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  • 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.
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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