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

     

    unroll

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈrəʊl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈroʊl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unroll
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈrəʊl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈroʊl//
     
    he / she / it unrolls
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈrəʊlz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈroʊlz//
     
    past simple unrolled
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈrəʊld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈroʊld//
     
    past participle unrolled
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈrəʊld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈroʊld//
     
    -ing form unrolling
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈrəʊlɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈroʊlɪŋ//
     
     
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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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