Definition of unpublish in US English:

unpublish

verb

[with object]
  • Make (content that has previously been published online) unavailable to the public.

    ‘the magazine first amended and then unpublished the article’
    • ‘In an emergency, you can always unpublish a post that may have seen enough comments or had enough reads.’
    • ‘Both The New York Times and The Washington Post have policies establishing that they generally do not unpublish accurate articles.’
    • ‘Once the images have been published on the internet it will be practically impossible for any court order to unpublish them.’
    • ‘The kind of comments which you have chosen to unpublish are not only hurtful and disrespectful, but they are poor reflections on our city.’
    • ‘After an outcry on Twitter, the magazine unpublished the column, but the editors at the blog Retraction Watch managed to find a cached version, reminding us all that the internet never forgets.’
    cut, delete, delete parts of, redact, make cuts in, blue-pencil
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Pronunciation

unpublish

/ˌənˈpəbliSH//ˌənˈpəblɪʃ/