verb un·fet·ter \-ˈfe-tər\

Definition of UNFETTER

transitive verb
:  to free from fetters <unfetter a prisoner>
:  emancipate, liberate <unfetter the mind from prejudice>

Examples of UNFETTER

  1. <authorities eventually unfettered the menagerie of wild animals that had been kept illegally as pets>

First Known Use of UNFETTER

14th century


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