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unbar

[uhn-bahr] /ʌnˈbɑr/
verb (used with object), unbarred, unbarring.
1.
to remove a bar or bars from; open; unlock; unbolt:
to unbar a door.
Origin of unbar
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English unbarren. See un-2, bar1
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unbar

/ʌnˈbɑː/
verb (transitive) -bars, -barring, -barred
1.
to take away a bar or bars from
2.
to unfasten bars, locks, etc, from (a door); open
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