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English definition of “unzip”


verb [T] uk   /ʌnˈzɪp/ (-pp-) us  
to open something by using a zip: He unzipped his suitcase.Unfastening and opening to return a computer file to its original size after it has been zipped (= reduced in size so that it can be easily sent or stored)Operating computers
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