There are 2 definitions of unsub in English:

unsub1

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌnsʌb
 
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verb (unsubs, unsubbing, unsubbed)

[no object] informal
  • Unsubscribe: you won’t be spammed and you can unsub if you change your mind
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    • Some are angry because they have to listen to the longer reviews (some are unsubbing).
    • But if you "complete" the game and will never play it again and unsub what's to lose?
    • I unsubbed last year after too many enclosures of piano recitals.

Origin

1990s: abbreviation.

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of unsub in English:

unsub2

Line breaks: un¦sub
Pronunciation: /ˈʌnsʌb
 
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noun

US informal
  • (In police use) a person of unknown identity who is the subject of a criminal investigation: putting together these insights will help police come up with a composite picture of the unsub
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    • The FBI agents use their profiling and investigative skills to identify the unsub.
    • One of the things we began saying in some of our profiles was that the unsub—the unknown subject—would drive a policelike vehicle.
    • The FBI in its investigation concluded that “the bloody palm print located on the passenger door would have to have been left by the unsub.”

Origin

1970s: abbreviation of unknown subject or unidentified subject.

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little