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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unblockverb

    clear or remove an obstruction from

    "the procedure unblocked his arteries"

  2. unblockverb

    play the cards of (a suit) so that the last trick on which a hand can follow suit will be taken by a higher card in the hand of a partner who has the remaining cards of a combined holding

  3. unblock, unfreeze, free, releaseverb

    make (assets) available

    "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"


  1. unblockverb

    To remove or clear a block or obstruction from.

  2. unblockverb

    To free or make available.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unblock

    un-blok′, v.i. at whist, to throw away a high card so as not to interrupt one's partner's long suit.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unblock in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unblock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unblock in a Sentence

  1. Sefik Dzaferovic:

    We are expecting this to unblock the work of the parliament and the formation of governments at all levels, so they can carry out the jobs they had been elected for, meaning to implement reforms in all areas.

  2. Prague Deputy Mayor Petr Hlavacek:

    Prague and the Czech Republic were under Nazi and Communist rule for 40 years when discussion of what a city should be like was virtually prohibited, we are trying to unblock these brownfields by setting out a clear vision.

  3. Valentin Galardi:

    We are at the precursor of an explosive development in the industry. In the short term it would be risky to predict growth, but the numbers may be surprising given measures that could unblock current regulations, we have as a short-term goal that the design for an appropriate law gets finished, so mutual funds have the space they need to grow in Argentina, including the appearance of new assets to invest in.

  4. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    The government is here to do things that were not done before. We are here to unblock projects.

  5. Jorge Burgos:

    While attempting to unblock the road, in keeping with the laws that pertain to a public way, a lamentable situation occurred...that is being investigated by the local prosecutor's office, the circumstances that led to guns being used need to be investigated.

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