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Physical ActionPlay
Use 'unlock' to describe the action of opening locked items with keys or codes. SlideHe unlocked the safe with a key.
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Literal KeyPlay
'Unlock' often involves a physical key or combination, not just any method of opening. SlideShe unlocked her diary and began to write.
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Security FocusPlay
'Unlock' suggests removing a barrier to access something that is secured or protected. SlideAfter unlocking the gate, they entered the private property.