Definition of uncombined in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənkəmˈbīnd/


1Not joined or merged to form a single unit or substance: the linking of previously uncombined genres
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  • How many pure, uncombined, vowels are there in General American speech?
  • These uncombined suffixes very materially modify the meaning of the verb to speak.
  • As connected with the human will, emotion is never uncombined with thought.
1.1 Chemistry (Of an element) not combined in a compound: uncombined nitrogen
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  • The oxidation state of any atom in an uncombined element is equal to zero.
  • It is a measurement of pressure exerted by uncombined oxygen molecules dissolved in plasma.
  • Only a few metals such as gold, silver and copper are found pure in nature, uncombined with other elements.

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Syllabification: un·com·bined

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