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Definition of uncover verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    uncover

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ʌnˈkʌvər//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they uncover
     
    he / she / it uncovers
     
    past simple uncovered
     
    -ing form uncovering
     
     
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  1. 1uncover something to remove something that is covering something Uncover the pan and let the soup simmer. Archaeologists have uncovered an entire Roman city.
  2. 2 uncover something to discover something that was previously hidden or secret Police have uncovered a plot to kidnap the President's son.
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