unchain

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verb un·chain \ˌən-ˈchān\

Definition of unchain

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to free by or as if by removing a chain :  set loose unchain workers from their desks

Examples of unchain in a Sentence

  1. activists for animal rights who would like to unchain zoo animals and return them to the wild

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