un fetter

unfetter

[uhn-fet-er]
verb (used with object)
1.
to release from fetters.
2.
to free from restraint; liberate.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English unfeteren. See un-2, fetter

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unfetter (ʌnˈfɛtə)
 
vb
1.  to release from fetters, bonds, etc
2.  to release from restraint or inhibition

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unfetter
mid-14c., from un- (2) + fetter (v.). The fig. sense is recorded from late 14c.
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