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unsecured

[uhn-si-kyoo rd] /ˌʌn sɪˈkyʊərd/
adjective
1.
not secured, especially not insured against loss, as by a bond or pledge:
an unsecured loan.
2.
not made secure, as a door or lock of hair; unfastened.
3.
not protected against tapping or interception, as a telephone line or radio communication.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; un-1 + secured
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British Dictionary definitions for un-secured

unsecured

/ˌʌnsɪˈkjʊəd/
adjective
1.
(finance)
  1. (of a loan, etc) secured only against general assets and not against a specific asset
  2. (of a creditor) having no security against a specific asset and with a claim inferior to those of secure creditors
2.
not made secure; loose
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