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un- +‎ publish


unpublish (third-person singular simple present unpublishes, present participle unpublishing, simple past and past participle unpublished)

  1. (transitive, chiefly computing) To remove (something previously published) from circulation; to retract.
    • 2005, David Reynolds, Mac (page 178)
      To unpublish a calendar: 1. In the Applications folder, double-click the iCal icon to open the application. The main iCal window opens; in the Calendars section on the left, published calendars have a small mark to the right of their names []
    • 2011, Patrick Scott Hogg, Robert Burns: The Patriot Bard:
      Burns' political sentiments were already clearly delineated in 'A Dream' and no amount of etiquette could unpublish that poem.
    • 2013, Ric Shreves, Joomla! Bible (page 342)
      You unpublish a category to hide it from display on the front end of the website.