free and unencumbered
Unlike the more familiar home-schoolers of recent years, unschoolers tend not to be religiously motivated. They simply do not approve of ordinary education, and have decided to rearrange their lives around letting their children explore their worlds, unencumbered by the usual pupil-teacher relationship.
However, Mr. Kerkorian and Mr. York may decide that they can do more to jump-start GM's stock from outside, where they would be unencumbered by restrictions on share trading or public criticism of management that could apply to board members. In recent months, disgruntled shareholders at other companies, notably Carl Icahn at Time Warner Inc., have tried to force management and strategic changes through public pressure.
By hook or by crook, through innuendo, threat, logic, demonstration - this is how Champions get Six Sigma driven through an organization. At the same time, they perform their magic with the backing of an infrastructure that supports self-teaching, the unencumbered proliferation of knowledge and independence from consultancies. Consultants are good for initiating a Six Sigma drive, configuring and supporting first-stage deployment and training master Black Belts. After this, internal master Black Belts should be capable of training subsequent waves of Black Belts and providing technical support and on-the-job mentoring.
Lore definition, the body of knowledge, especially of a traditional, anecdotal, or popular nature, on a particular subject: the lore of herbs
unencumbered Note: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words.
The adjective has 2 meanings:
━━ a. じゃまされない; 債務のない; 係累のない.Meaning #1: free of encumbrance
Antonym: encumbered (meaning #1)
(encumbrance━━ n. 妨害, じゃま（物）, 重荷; 係累, こども; 【法】抵当権（など）. liability
- One that encumbers; a burden or impediment.
- Law. A lien or claim on property.)
Meaning #2: not burdened with cares or responsibilities
IN BRIEF: adj. - Not burdened or hampered.
UnencumberedProperty that is not subject to any creditor claims or liens.
For example, if a house is owned free and clear (meaning the owner owes no mortgage to anyone), it is unencumbered. Also, if a person were to buy stocks with cash rather than on margin, it is unencumbered.
adj. - 沒有阻礙的, 不受妨礙的
adj. - 妨げのない, 邪魔の無い, 抵当に入っていない
The adjective has one meaning:
Meaning #1: loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load
Antonym: unencumbered (meaning #1)