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verb [transitive] unfriend pronunciation in British English /ʌnˈfrend/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyunfriend
he/she/itunfriends
present participleunfriending
past tenseunfriended
past participleunfriended
 
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to remove someone from one's friend list
    I've unfriended you on Facebook.
    Submitted by peter from Germany on 30/01/2011 15:38:00
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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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