unbar

[ uhn-bahr ]
/ ʌnˈbɑr /

verb (used with object), un·barred, un·bar·ring.

to remove a bar or bars from; open; unlock; unbolt: to unbar a door.

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Origin of unbar

First recorded in 1300–50, unbar is from the Middle English word unbarren.See un-2, bar1
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British Dictionary definitions for unbar

unbar
/ (ʌnˈbɑː) /

verb -bars, -barring or -barred (tr)

to take away a bar or bars from
to unfasten bars, locks, etc, from (a door); open
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