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English definition of “untangle”

untangle

verb [T]    /ʌnˈtæŋ·ɡəl/
to remove the knots from a mass of string , wire , hair , etc. and separate the different threads : I spent ages trying to untangle Rosie’s hair . fig. It took years to untangle the facts of the case (= make them clear and understood ).
(Definition of untangle verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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