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unleash

[ uhn-leesh ]
/ ʌnˈliʃ /
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verb (used with object)

to release from or as if from a leash; set loose to pursue or run at will.
to abandon control of: to unleash his fury.

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Origin of unleash

First recorded in 1665–75; un-2 + leash
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British Dictionary definitions for unleash

unleash
/ (ʌnˈliːʃ) /

verb (tr)

to release from or as if from a leash
to free from restraint or control
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