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tr.v. un·fixed, un·fix·ing, un·fix·es
1. To detach or unfasten: unfix bayonets.
2. To undo or cancel the arrangement of: unfix an appointment.
3. To cause to be unstable or uncertain: an experience that unfixed her beliefs.
4. To alter (one's gaze) from a single object or direction.
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1. to unfasten, detach, or loosen
2. to unsettle or disturb
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v.t. -fixed -fixt, -fix•ing.
1. to render no longer fixed; unfasten; detach.
2. to unsettle, as the mind or habits.
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Past participle: unfixed
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