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un·lock

unlock

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn lak
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: unlocks, unlocking, unlocked
definition 1: to open the lock of by turning a key or mechanism.
The janitor unlocks the museum in the morning.
antonyms:
lock
definition 2: to make known; disclose.
They unlocked the mystery at last.
definition 3: to become unlocked.
The vault unlocks electronically.
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derivation: unlockable (adj.)
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