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unblock

[ 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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Origin of unblock

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + block
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British Dictionary definitions for unblock

unblock
/ (ʌnˈblɒk) /

verb (tr)
to remove a blockage from (a pipe, etc)
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