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unsay

[ uhn-sey ]
/ ʌnˈseɪ /
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verb (used with object), un·said, un·say·ing.
to withdraw (something said), as if it had never been said; retract.
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Origin of unsay

First recorded in 1425–75, unsay is from the late Middle English word unsayen.See un-2, say1
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British Dictionary definitions for unsay

unsay
/ (ʌnˈseɪ) /

verb -says, -saying or -said
(tr) to retract or withdraw (something said or written)
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