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Definition of unroll verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unroll
    he / she / it unrolls
    past simple unrolled
    -ing form unrolling
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] unroll (something) if you unroll paper, cloth, etc. that was in a roll or if it unrolls, it opens and becomes flat We unrolled our sleeping bags. compare roll
  2. 2[intransitive] (of events) to happen one after another in a series We watched the events unroll before the cameras.
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