unsecured


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unsecured

(ˌʌnsɪˈkjʊəd)
adj
1. (Banking & Finance) finance
a. (of a loan, etc) secured only against general assets and not against a specific asset
b. (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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsecured - not firmly fastened or securedunsecured - not firmly fastened or secured; "an unbarred door"; "went through the unlatched gate into the street"; "an unlocked room"
unfastened - not closed or secured; "the car door was unfastened"; "unfastened seatbelts"
2.unsecured - without financial securityunsecured - without financial security; "an unsecured note"
unsafe, insecure - lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
Translations

unsecured

[ˈʌnsɪˈkjʊəd]
A. ADJ (Fin) → no respaldado, sin aval
B. CPD unsecured creditor Nacreedor(a) m/f común
unsecured debt Ndeuda f sin respaldo

unsecured

[ˌʌnsɪˈkjʊərd] adj [loan] → sans garantie
unsecured creditor → créancier/ière m/f sans garantie

unsecured

adj (Fin) loan, bondohne Sicherheit(en)

unsecured

[ˌʌnsɪˈkjʊəd] adj unsecured creditorcreditore m non privilegiato
References in classic literature ?
Crossing to Tara he acquainted her with his suspicion, leading her to one of the doors which they found unsecured. Beyond it lay a dimly-lighted chamber at the threshold of which they halted in consternation, drawing back quickly into the chamber they had just quitted, for their first glance revealed four warriors seated around a jetan board.
The funnel had gone overboard in one of the heavy rolls; two of their three boats had disap peared, washed away in bad weather, and the davits swung to and fro, unsecured, with chafed rope's ends waggling to the roll.
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