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verb [transitive]     unfriend pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleunfriending
past tenseunfriended
past participleunfriended
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Although unfriend has been widely used since the early 2000s, thanks to the rise of social media, the word is in fact much older: the earliest recorded use of it is in a letter by the English writer Thomas Fuller, published in 1659.
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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