- 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.
- 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.
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//