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unstop

[uhn-stop] /ʌnˈstɒp/
verb (used with object), unstopped, unstopping.
1.
to remove the stopper from:
to unstop a bottle.
2.
to free from any obstruction; open:
to unstop a sewer.
3.
to draw out the stops of (an organ).
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English unstoppen. See un-2, stop
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  • Knows how to use a plunger to unstop a toilet or sink.
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British Dictionary definitions for unstop

unstop

/ʌnˈstɒp/
verb (transitive) -stops, -stopping, -stopped
1.
to remove the stop or stopper from
2.
to free from any stoppage or obstruction; open
3.
to draw out the stops on (an organ)
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