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Definition of "uncoupled" []

  • Disconnected from something that it should be, or is normally coupled to (adjective)

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Use "uncoupled" in a sentence
  • "Fears that the world economy has uncoupled from the US and that we aren't the biggest game in town anymore may prove to be unfounded, says the NY Times:"
  • "The result was a rapid increase in interest payments on the debt, and therefore in the deficit; an increase in unemployment, which became uncoupled from the U.S. rate for the first time; and low growth."
  • "Wilder and Hindemith hoped to collaborate again on a companion piece — Wilder's comedy Pullman Car Hiawatha — but the composer's death in 1963 ended these plans, and the operatic Long Christmas Dinner was left stranded in the limbo where so many worthy "uncoupled" one-act operas languish."
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