Definition of unlatch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈlaCH/


[with object]
Unfasten the latch of (a door or gate).
Example sentences
  • He turned back towards the door and slowly unlatched each latch and unlocked each lock behind him.
  • Drifting in the comfort of drink, he unlatched the door and opened it wide.
  • Achan, the head monk, draped in the colours of the dawn, unlatches the door to a large metal cage.

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Syllabification: un·latch

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