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Not branded or carrying a brand name: unbranded cattle; unbranded merchandise.


1. (Clothing & Fashion) not having a brand name
2. (Marketing) not having a brand name
3. (Agriculture) (of an animal) not having been branded (with a branding iron)


(ʌnˈbræn dɪd)

1. not branded or marked to show ownership.
2. carrying no commercial brand or trademark.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbranded - not marked with a brandunbranded - not marked with a brand; "unbranded cattle"
branded - marked with a brand; "branded cattle"; "branded criminal"
References in classic literature ?
I found I could get no attention there, while I carried an unbranded one.
In process of time, thanks to his intimate knowledge of drill and musketry exercise, the excellent Mulcahy, wearing the corporal's stripe, went out in a troopship and joined Her Majesty's Royal Loyal Musketeers, commonly known as the "Mavericks," because they were masterless and unbranded cattle - sons of small farmers in County Clare, shoeless vagabonds of Kerry, herders of Ballyvegan, much wanted "moonlighters" from the bare rainy headlands of the south coast, officered by O'Mores, Bradys, Hills, Kilreas, and the like.
Shoddy, unbranded items listed on four sites - including Amazon Marketplace and eBay - failed stringent safety tests.
Shoddy, unbranded items listed on four sites - including Amazon Marketeplace and eBay - failed stringent safety tests.
During a real or potential supply crisis like Hurricane Dorian, gasoline and diesel suppliers tend to increase the price of their "unbranded" fuel at the rack faster than they do for their "branded" customers.
Therefore this study was initiated to investigate the nutrient, shelf stability and possible impurity content of branded and unbranded whole wheat flour to create awareness among people about the quality of dietary staple which may be helpful for the consumers to choose the better quality of flour.
figure By JAMES NGUNJIRIbr National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) has entered into a distribution partnership with small independent oil marketers in a move expected to provide credibility to hundreds of unbranded fuel outlets.The deal is will see the small marketers access products such as petrol, diesel and kerosene from NOCK, which they say will offer users greater assurance over the quality of products.
Summary: GST evasion happens in the case of unbranded products which are not packaged, and the law is taken for the ride
LAHORE -- The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry will take up the issue of massive increase in customs valuation on the import of unbranded garments with the Directorate General of Customs Valuation (DGCV).
For every branded pickle bottle, 20 unbranded pickle bottles are sold.
On whether unbranded manufacturers of low-cost tablets will be able to survive as many branded manufacturers are bringing tablets in the budget space, he said unbranded vendors can survive, not all, if they are able to compete "aggressively, differentiate and yet make margins."
New product development is only the beginning in this category, as every new variant seems to knock off a local favourite from the unbranded bakery sector.