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verb [transitive] unhook pronunciation in British English /ʌnˈhʊk/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleunhooking
past tenseunhooked
past participleunhooked
  1. to move something so that it is no longer fixed by or to a hook

    Can you unhook that cable?

    1. a.
      to open something that is fastened with a hook

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