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Verb
Present participle for to undo or open a lock or something locked
“Take the key from the inside, go around and unlock the gate from the outside, walk through it, lock it again, and go into the seminary.”
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Present participle for to free (someone or something) from a constraint
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“The boy looked frightened, for which I was a little sorry, but I had the feeling that soft words might not unlock his tongue.”
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Present participle for to solve or determine the solution to a problem
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“There is nothing more annoying than being unable to find the one step, formula, or piece of information that would unlock the solution to a problem.”
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Present participle for to discover or learn about something
“Giorgio was determined to unlock the secrets of ancient aliens.”
Noun
The action or process of releasing or being released
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“Jay pushed the door open after unlocking it and I found myself stepping in an one room apartment.”
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