American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Going or acting without companions or a companion: unaccompanied children on a flight.
- adj. Music Performed or scored without accompaniment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not attended; having no attendants, companions, or followers; not followed, as with a consequence.
- In music, without instrumental accompaniment or support: used especially of vocal music: as, an unaccompanied solo or quartet.
- adj. being without an escort
- adv. without anybody else or anything else
- adj. playing or singing without accompaniment
- adj. (of a state or an event) taking place without something specified occurring at the same time
- un- + accompanied (Wiktionary)
“The principle of the attack — a device placed in unaccompanied baggage — was not," she said, saying it bore "resemblance" to the attack on Pan Am 103.”
“Most major airlines run programs for these junior jet-setters, known as "unaccompanied minors," to ensure they get from A to B with the minimum of worry and potential for mishap.”
“Nobody could play any instruments so we sang unaccompanied, which is fine but there were usually only three or four of us and two of those can't hold a tune a lot of the time, nor feel any rhythm to a song.”
“She had refused half a dozen offers of hands, hearts, and fortunes -- the latter equal to her own -- and also two titles unaccompanied by fortunes, with hearts as doubtful collateral.”
“Masturbation has always been practised by him as a purely physical act, unaccompanied, that is to say, by any imaginative ideas.”
“Nor was this the worst; there were indications that Miss Van Harlem, who had refused the noble names and titles of two or three continental nobles, and the noble name unaccompanied by a title of the younger son of an English earl, without mentioning the half-dozen "nice”
“Nor was this the worst; there were indications that Miss Van Harlem, who had refused the noble names and titles of two or three continental nobles, and the noble name unaccompanied by a title of the younger son of an English earl, without mentioning the half-dozen "nice" American claimants -- Miss Van Harlem was not angry.”
“Of those, 735 were defined as unaccompanied, out of the custody of their parents or legal guardians.”
“Such actions rarely take into account the mixed character of migration flows, and often lack necessary measures to protect the most vulnerable amongst irregular migrants, such as unaccompanied children, asylum-seekers and victims of trafficking.”
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