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unfreeze

[uhn-freez] /ʌnˈfriz/
verb (used with object), unfroze, unfrozen, unfreezing.
1.
to cause to thaw; melt.
2.
to remove or relax controls or restrictions on (funds, prices, rents, etc.).
verb (used without object), unfroze, unfrozen, unfreezing.
3.
to become unfrozen; thaw.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; un-2 + freeze
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  • Lastly, the research suggested organizations need to unfreeze the status quo before changes can be implemented.
  • You've seen reports that a number of other countries are also looking at how they can unfreeze their own money.
British Dictionary definitions for unfreeze

unfreeze

/ʌnˈfriːz/
verb -freezes, -freezing, -froze, -frozen
1.
to thaw or cause to thaw
2.
(transitive) to relax governmental restrictions on (wages, prices, credit, etc) or on the manufacture or sale of (goods, etc)
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