Definition of unpledged in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈplɛdʒd/


1Not bound by a pledge or promise to someone; uncommitted: unpledged delegates who can vote which way they want
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  • Parnell announced his intention to support Captain O'Shea as an unpledged parliamentary candidate for the vacant seat of Galway City.
  • Asquith ended the pension announcement with the footnote that the Liberal party had fought 'the last election entirely unpledged on this matter'.
  • Even if you won every remaining unpledged delegate, you would still fall 200 delegates short.
1.1(Of resources) not pledged or set aside for future use: cash and unpledged investments totalled $68 million
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  • We have more than $65 unpledged cash and investments at the end of the year.
  • The other creditors who hold no collateral would get the proceed from the sale of the remaining unpledged assets.
  • In order to conclude that the defendant had realisable assets in the companies he would have had to identify unpledged assets.

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