Definition of unfreeze in English:

unfreeze

Syllabification: un·freeze
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈfrēz
 
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verb (past unfroze; past participle unfrozen)

[with object]
  • 1Cause (something) to thaw.
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    • I slowly unfroze my jaws and opened my mouth to speak.
    • We already know how to unfreeze it, so let's work on that first before we figure out why.
    • He's there to unfreeze her basement pipes in winter, and to visit her when she's hospitalized, rubbing her feet to raise her spirits.
  • 1.1 [no object] Become thawed.
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    • On the hibernation safety information I found if the booth is not completely pressurized at any point the inhabitant will be unfrozen.
    • On TV, which I turned on while I was waiting for my joints and muscles to unfreeze a bit, there was golf somewhere in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Well, seems like this might be the time to get a portion of it unfrozen and place it on the stove to thaw.
  • 1.2Remove restrictions on the use or transfer of (an asset).
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    • If he is acquitted, the accused person's assets are unfrozen.
    • Luxembourg also went ahead and unfroze the assets of an organisation that the US government said was connected to them.
    • The 15 council members voted unanimously to allow Ariana to resume international flights, which were halted in October 1999, and to unfreeze the airline's assets.

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