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Definition of unveil verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unveil
    he / she / it unveils
    past simple unveiled
    -ing form unveiling
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  1. 1unveil something to remove a cover or curtain from a painting, statue, etc. so that it can be seen in public for the first time The mayor unveiled a plaque to mark the official opening of the hospital.
  2. 2unveil something to show or introduce a new plan, product, etc. to the public for the first time synonym reveal They will be unveiling their new models at the Car Show.
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