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un·block

 (ŭn-blŏk′)
tr.v. un·blocked, un·block·ing, un·blocks
To remove or clear an obstruction from: unblock a road; unblock an artery.

unblock

(ʌnˈblɒk)
vb (tr)
to remove a blockage from (a pipe, etc)

un•block

(ʌnˈblɒk)

v.t.
to remove a block or obstruction from.
[1605–15]

unblock


Past participle: unblocked
Gerund: unblocking

Imperative
unblock
unblock
Present
I unblock
you unblock
he/she/it unblocks
we unblock
you unblock
they unblock
Preterite
I unblocked
you unblocked
he/she/it unblocked
we unblocked
you unblocked
they unblocked
Present Continuous
I am unblocking
you are unblocking
he/she/it is unblocking
we are unblocking
you are unblocking
they are unblocking
Present Perfect
I have unblocked
you have unblocked
he/she/it has unblocked
we have unblocked
you have unblocked
they have unblocked
Past Continuous
I was unblocking
you were unblocking
he/she/it was unblocking
we were unblocking
you were unblocking
they were unblocking
Past Perfect
I had unblocked
you had unblocked
he/she/it had unblocked
we had unblocked
you had unblocked
they had unblocked
Future
I will unblock
you will unblock
he/she/it will unblock
we will unblock
you will unblock
they will unblock
Future Perfect
I will have unblocked
you will have unblocked
he/she/it will have unblocked
we will have unblocked
you will have unblocked
they will have unblocked
Future Continuous
I will be unblocking
you will be unblocking
he/she/it will be unblocking
we will be unblocking
you will be unblocking
they will be unblocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unblocking
you have been unblocking
he/she/it has been unblocking
we have been unblocking
you have been unblocking
they have been unblocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unblocking
you will have been unblocking
he/she/it will have been unblocking
we will have been unblocking
you will have been unblocking
they will have been unblocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unblocking
you had been unblocking
he/she/it had been unblocking
we had been unblocking
you had been unblocking
they had been unblocking
Conditional
I would unblock
you would unblock
he/she/it would unblock
we would unblock
you would unblock
they would unblock
Past Conditional
I would have unblocked
you would have unblocked
he/she/it would have unblocked
we would have unblocked
you would have unblocked
they would have unblocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unblock - clear or remove an obstruction from; "the procedure unblocked his arteries"
loosen up, unstuff - cause to become unblocked; "The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!"
2.unblock - play the cards of (a suit) so that the last trick on which a hand can follow suit will be taken by a higher card in the hand of a partner who has the remaining cards of a combined holding
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
3.unblock - make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
issue, supply - circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"
immobilise, immobilize, freeze, block - prohibit the conversion or use of (assets); "Blocked funds"; "Freeze the assets of this hostile government"

unblock

verb
To rid of obstructions:
Translations

unblock

[ˈʌnˈblɒk] VT [+ sink, pipe] → desatascar; [+ road etc] → despejar

unblock

[ʌnˈblɒk] vt [+ pipe, sink] → déboucher; [+ road] → dégager

unblock

vtfrei machen; sink, pipedie Verstopfung in (+dat)beseitigen; chimneyausputzen; (fig) talkswieder in Gang bringen; obstaclesaus dem Weg räumen

unblock

[ʌnˈblɒk] vt (pipe) → sbloccare
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