unescape

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ escape

Verb[edit]

unescape (third-person singular simple present unescapes, present participle unescaping, simple past and past participle unescaped)

  1. (programming) To reverse the escaping of a string
    • 2006, Richard Leggett et al., Foundation Flash Applications for Mobile Devices[1], →ISBN, page 76:
      Hopefully, the possibilities afforded by escaping and unescaping strings are now becoming clear.