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un·shack·le

 (ŭn-shăk′əl)
tr.v. un·shack·led, un·shack·ling, un·shack·les
1. To remove the shackles from.
2. To free; liberate: unshackled him from conventional thinking.

unshackle

(ʌnˈʃækəl)
vb (tr)
1. to set free from restrictions
2. to remove shackles from

un•shack•le

(ʌnˈʃæk əl)

v.t. -led, -ling.
to free from or as if from shackles; unfetter.
[1605–15]

unshackle


Past participle: unshackled
Gerund: unshackling

Imperative
unshackle
unshackle
Present
I unshackle
you unshackle
he/she/it unshackles
we unshackle
you unshackle
they unshackle
Preterite
I unshackled
you unshackled
he/she/it unshackled
we unshackled
you unshackled
they unshackled
Present Continuous
I am unshackling
you are unshackling
he/she/it is unshackling
we are unshackling
you are unshackling
they are unshackling
Present Perfect
I have unshackled
you have unshackled
he/she/it has unshackled
we have unshackled
you have unshackled
they have unshackled
Past Continuous
I was unshackling
you were unshackling
he/she/it was unshackling
we were unshackling
you were unshackling
they were unshackling
Past Perfect
I had unshackled
you had unshackled
he/she/it had unshackled
we had unshackled
you had unshackled
they had unshackled
Future
I will unshackle
you will unshackle
he/she/it will unshackle
we will unshackle
you will unshackle
they will unshackle
Future Perfect
I will have unshackled
you will have unshackled
he/she/it will have unshackled
we will have unshackled
you will have unshackled
they will have unshackled
Future Continuous
I will be unshackling
you will be unshackling
he/she/it will be unshackling
we will be unshackling
you will be unshackling
they will be unshackling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unshackling
you have been unshackling
he/she/it has been unshackling
we have been unshackling
you have been unshackling
they have been unshackling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unshackling
you will have been unshackling
he/she/it will have been unshackling
we will have been unshackling
you will have been unshackling
they will have been unshackling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unshackling
you had been unshackling
he/she/it had been unshackling
we had been unshackling
you had been unshackling
they had been unshackling
Conditional
I would unshackle
you would unshackle
he/she/it would unshackle
we would unshackle
you would unshackle
they would unshackle
Past Conditional
I would have unshackled
you would have unshackled
he/she/it would have unshackled
we would have unshackled
you would have unshackled
they would have unshackled
Translations

unshackle

[ˈʌnˈʃækl] VTdesencadenar, quitar los grillos a

unshackle

vt prisonerbefreien; (fig also)von seinen Fesseln befreien
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