unbrace

[ uhn-breys ]
/ ʌnˈbreɪs /

verb (used with object), un·braced, un·brac·ing.

to remove the braces of.
to free from tension; relax.
to weaken.

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Origin of unbrace

1350–1400; Middle English unbracen to free of clothing or armor. See un-2, brace
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British Dictionary definitions for unbrace

unbrace
/ (ʌnˈbreɪs) /

verb (tr)

to remove tension or strain from; relax
to remove a brace or braces from
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