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verb [intransitive/transitive] unlike pronunciation in British English /ˈʌnˌlaɪk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyunlike
he/she/itunlikes
present participleunliking
past tenseunliked
past participleunliked
  1. 1
    to show that you do not like something by clicking the unlike button on a social networking site
    Speaking of that other place, I just deleted my bookmarks and unliked them on FB today.
    When someone unlikes your business, that’s what Facebook calls "Negative Feedback".
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to unsubscribe from a person or companys page or account on a social networking site. The opposite of 'like'
    People began unliking Romney's official Facebook page soon after the election results came in ...
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/04/2013 11:06:00

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