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unpin

[ uhn-pin ]
/ ʌnˈpɪn /
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verb (used with object), un·pinned, un·pin·ning.
to remove pins from.
to unfasten or loosen by or as if by removing a pin; detach.
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Origin of unpin

1300–50; Middle English unpynnen to unbolt; see un-2, pin
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British Dictionary definitions for unpin

unpin
/ (ʌnˈpɪn) /

verb -pins, -pinning or -pinned (tr)
to remove a pin or pins from
to unfasten by removing pins
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