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Definition of unveil verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    unveil

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈveɪl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈveɪl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unveil
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈveɪl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈveɪl//
     
    he / she / it unveils
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈveɪlz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈveɪlz//
     
    past simple unveiled
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈveɪld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈveɪld//
     
    past participle unveiled
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈveɪld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈveɪld//
     
    -ing form unveiling
    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈveɪlɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈveɪlɪŋ//
     
     
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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 Queen 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 Motor Show. The government has unveiled plans for new energy legislation.
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