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They have unleashed forces they can't control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If the elite get their way and somehow contrive to block our exit, they will be unleashing furious forces that no one will be able to control. The Sun (2016)And he unleashed his fury on her. The Sun (2011)We come to ponder the terrible force unleashed in the not so distant past. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The unfairness unleashed an incredible force within my mother. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The regime has also promised to unleash its security forces against any attempts to hijack the march. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It means you can unleash the full force of your armoury and ensure a spectacular kill. The Sun (2008)It is time for our forces to unleash hell. The Sun (2015)Government forces unleashed airstrikes and artillery bombardment yesterday as they fought back. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Forces are unleashed that are very hard to control. Times, Sunday Times (2009)During an unleashed walk a group of dogs will follow a human. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But what is certain is powerful forces have been unleashed that are going to produce major changes in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The suicide has unleashed strange forces. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Its apparently winning formula was to curb political opposition and media scrutiny then unleash military force with scant regard for civilian casualties. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If we are to unleash an entrepreneurial wave, we need to reach all sections of society. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He unleashed a low shot, but the wall stood firm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To ask bishops'how their imaginary friend in the sky' is getting on can unleash fury. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Away from Kabul, they regrouped before unleashing a fresh wave of violence across the fragile nation. The Sun (2014)One of the groups we unleashed is called'the Defenders. Christianity Today (2000)The death toll is mounting, but the current regime has yet to unleash its forces in the way it did at Hama. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It unleashes strange forces that I don't think anyone really understands yet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The terror group has unleashed a series of car bomb attacks on cities, and raids on villages in northern Nigeria with seeming impunity since the abduction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'unleash'
British English: unleash VERB
If you say that someone or something unleashes a powerful force, feeling, activity, or group, you mean that they suddenly start it or send it somewhere.
The announcement unleashed a storm of protest from the public.
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