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Make (content that has previously been published online) unavailable to the public.‘the magazine first amended and then unpublished the article’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- ‘After an outcry on Twitter, the magazine unpublished the column, but the editors at the blog Retraction Watch managed to find a cached version, reminding us all that the internet never forgets.’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