Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To free from a condition of adhesion.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To free, as one thing stuck to another; loose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To release, as one thing stuck to another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To free something from the condition of being stuck (mechanically, emotionally, or with adhesive)

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Examples

  • In such a case, a raise in the min wage may 'unstick' the market in such a way as to provide a net benefit to workers that is greater than the cost to employers.

    The Minimum Wage, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship--discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system--are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

  • So maybe BP isn't the best example yet, but clearly businesses that embrace principles of social entrepreneurship -- discovering how to "unstick" society when it has gotten stuck, by changing the system -- are having widespread impact in making the new buzzphrase "social value" the litmus test for success for not only social entrepreneurs but profit-oriented businesses, too.

    Marian Salzman: Reinvention, Part II

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