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unbrace

[uhn-breys] /ʌnˈbreɪs/
verb (used with object), unbraced, unbracing.
1.
to remove the braces of.
2.
to free from tension; relax.
3.
to weaken.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English unbracen to free of clothing or armor. See un-2, brace
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British Dictionary definitions for un brace

unbrace

/ʌnˈbreɪs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to remove tension or strain from; relax
2.
to remove a brace or braces from
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