American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To break or remove the seal of; open.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To open (a thing) after it has been sealed; free from a seal; hence, to open, in a general sense. To disclose.
- v. transitive To break the seal of (something) in order to open it.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To break or remove the seal of; to open, as what is sealed.
- v. obsolete To disclose, as a secret.
- v. break the seal of
“Somewhere in those 80 million pages or in the military archives that current Guatemalan president Álvaro Colom has promised to unseal is the evidence that could finally bring Ríos Montt and his cronies to justice.”
“Somewhere in those 80 million pages or in the military archives that current Guatemalan president Ãlvaro Colom has promised to unseal is the evidence that could finally bring RÃos Montt and his cronies to justice.”
“Do not try to "unseal" the door by using a hair dryer, cigarette lighter, ice pick, screwdriver, propane torch or portable heater.”
“Getting a sympathetic judge to "unseal" a political opponent's divorce papers and publicizing any weird or dirty details therein has been Obama's very best trick to winning elections these past few years.”
“Other matters that had been on today's agenda included requests by the U.S. Attorney's Office to have Loughner submit handwriting samples; a request by defense attorneys to bar release of Bureau of Prisons records on Loughner; and motions by The Arizona Republic and 12 News to unseal search warrant materials and documents that have been filed under seal to date.”
“WikiLeaks demands Google and Facebook unseal US subpoenas”
“# Feds arrest Minnesota man in Florida, unseal mortgage fraud … | Minnesota Real Estateon 29 Jan 2010 at 3: 22 pm”
“Judge refuses to unseal testimony in Polanski case”
“A judge in Los Angeles has refused to unseal secret testimony given by the original prosecutor in Roman Polanski's 33-year-old sex case. news | Comment | Recommend”
“This was the latest court challenge brought by a news organization to unseal public records in the case.”
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Funnily, 'un-VERBs' are much less common as stand-alone units than in suffixed derivatives (unbelievable - but *unbelieve, unexpectedly - but *unexpect, uninsured - but *uninsure, etc.) Can you fin...
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