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unbeholden

Line breaks: un|be¦hold¦en
Pronunciation: /ʌnbɪˈhəʊld(ə)n
 
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Definition of unbeholden in English:

adjective

formal
Owing no one any duty or thanks; free of any obligation.
Example sentences
  • Only Asta, the child he brings up, can pierce his rebatative soul, but she wishes to live unbeholden to him.
  • Jeunet, who returned to France after an unsatisfying Hollywood stint on Alien: Resurrection, felt nostalgic himself for a golden age of French cinema unbeholden to the American movie juggernaut.
  • Your editorial today is a nicely written spray, which makes good use of your unbeholden position - a very timely contrast to The Age!

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