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unlink

[uhn-lingk] /ʌnˈlɪŋk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to separate the links of (a chain, linked bracelet, watchband, etc.); unfasten.
2.
to detach or separate by or as if by undoing one or more connecting links:
to unlink hands.
verb (used without object)
3.
to become detached.
Origin of unlink
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; un-2 + link1
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  • It will take longer than this to unlink this one day's hope from its thousand fastnesses.

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