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unship

[ uhn-ship ]
/ ʌnˈʃɪp /
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verb (used with object), un·shipped, un·ship·ping.

to put or take off from a ship, as persons or goods.
to remove from the place proper for its use, as an oar or tiller.

verb (used without object), un·shipped, un·ship·ping.

to become unloaded or removed.

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Origin of unship

1400–50; late Middle English unshippen;see un-2, ship1
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British Dictionary definitions for unship

unship
/ (ʌnˈʃɪp) /

verb -ships, -shipping or -shipped

to be or cause to be unloaded, discharged, or disembarked from a ship
(tr) nautical to remove from a regular placeto unship oars
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