[ uhn-blok ]
/ ʌnˈblɒk /
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verb (used with object)
to remove a block or obstruction from: to unblock a channel; to unblock a person's credit.
Bridge. to play (a suit) so that the last card of the suit in one hand can provide access to the hand of the partnership having the longer holding in the suit.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for unblock
Still, subreddit moderators are free to block and unblock whatever they wish (remember, Holy Roman Empire).
Mr. Clifford implored the man, almost with tears, to unblock the wall and allow them to go down to the Makalanga.Benita, An African Romance|H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for unblock
/ (ʌnˈblɒk) /
to remove a blockage from (a pipe, etc)
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