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v. un·locked, un·lock·ing, un·locks
a. To undo (a lock) by turning a key or corresponding part.
b. To undo the lock of.
2. To give access to; open.
3. To set free; release: The news unlocked a torrent of emotion.
4. To provide a key to; disclose or reveal: unlock a mystery.
To become unfastened, loosened, or freed from something that restrains.
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not locked: all those unlocked cars.
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|Adj.||1.||unlocked - not firmly fastened or secured; "an unbarred door"; "went through the unlatched gate into the street"; "an unlocked room"|
unfastened - not closed or secured; "the car door was unfastened"; "unfastened seatbelts"
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