unwed 1510s, from UN- (Cf. un-) (1) "not" + pp. of WED (Cf. wed).

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  • unwed — (also unwedded) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not married …   English terms dictionary

  • unwed — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unwed — [ˌʌn wed] [ unaccustomed ] (cannot stand alone) unwed to (they are unwed to hard work) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unwed — adj. Unwed is used with these nouns: ↑mother, ↑pregnancy …   Collocations dictionary

  • unwed — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unwed — adjective not married …   Wiktionary

  • unwed — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without a spouse: fancy free, footloose, lone, single, sole, spouseless, unattached, unmarried. Idiom: footloose and fancy free. See MARRIAGE …   English dictionary for students

  • unwed — adj. unmarried, single …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unwed — (also unwedded) adjective not married. Derivatives unweddedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • unwed — un·wed …   English syllables

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