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unbacked

[uhn-bakt] /ʌnˈbækt/
adjective
1.
without backing or support.
2.
not supported by bets:
an unbacked challenger.
3.
not endorsed:
an unbacked product.
4.
never having been mounted by a rider, as a horse.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; un-1 + backed
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  • The company is engaged in the manufacture of plain unbacked aluminum foil.
British Dictionary definitions for unbacked

unbacked

/ʌnˈbækt/
adjective
1.
(of a book, chair, etc) not having a back
2.
bereft of support, esp on a financial basis
3.
(of a horse)
  1. not supported by bets
  2. never having been ridden
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