What is the opposite of block?

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Noun
Opposite of an obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something
“It will be the foundation stone for the education and promotion of sustainable design and the incorporation of renewable energy technology.”
Noun
Opposite of a physical blockage which prevents the passage or flow of something
“Using professional cable machines or drain snakes, we are able to break through the blockage and create an opening for water to flow through.”
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Opposite of an association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations
“The loss of self-respect is the precursor of deterioration of moral feeling and operates in producing disunion of parties.”
Noun
(British) Opposite of a set of sheets of paper glued along one edge, used for drawing or writing on
“Taking out a small sheet of paper, she wrote a short note and placed it under his hand.”
Noun
Opposite of a collection of things, typically considered as a unit
Noun
Opposite of a chunk of a solid object
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Opposite of a group or faction within a political party or other organization
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Opposite of a unit, grouping or configuration of things
Noun
Opposite of a portion of an object or of material, especially when produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole
“He saw how small it was, and asked if he could have the whole of the cake.”
Noun
Opposite of a mass or lump of a soft material, used for padding, stuffing, or wiping
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Opposite of a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something
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Opposite of a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations
Verb
Opposite of to block or clog up a space or opening
“The meeting was told how he even allowed one Christmas Day to be interrupted to go and unblock a resident's toilet with his own plunger!”
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Opposite of to stop, prevent or interrupt something from progressing
“Foreign aid can also have a role, but mainly only to expedite this growth once it starts.”
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(in sport) Opposite of to stop (a ball or blow) from finding its mark
“He would let the ball through perfectly to the striker to score the winning goal.”
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Opposite of to debar, or cause to withdraw temporarily, from a privilege, place, position, etc.
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Opposite of ward off, circumvent
Verb
Opposite of to stop or keep from happening or continuing
“Drive carefully. We don't want to cause an accident.”
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Opposite of to prevent or dissuade someone from engaging in an activity
“She would encourage her husband to eat plenty of vegetables because it was good for his health.”
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Opposite of to physically make unclear or less visible
“The news anchor would throw over to the announcer to reveal the winner of the first prize.”
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Opposite of to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
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