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unsnap

[uhn-snap] /ʌnˈsnæp/
verb (used with object), unsnapped, unsnapping.
1.
to undo by or as if by opening snap fasteners:
to unsnap a dress.
Origin of unsnap
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; un-2 + snap
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  • The pickpocket finds it easy to unsnap a handbag and remove some of the contents, especially in crowded places.

British Dictionary definitions for unsnap

unsnap

/ʌnˈsnæp/
verb -snaps, -snapping, -snapped
1.
(transitive) to unfasten (the snap or catch) of (something)
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