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roll·​out ˈrōl-ˌau̇t How to pronounce rollout (audio)
: the public introduction of a new aircraft
broadly : the widespread public introduction of a new product
: a football play in which the quarterback rolls to the left or right

roll out

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rolled out; rolling out; rolls out

intransitive verb

: to get out of bed

transitive verb

: to introduce (something, such as a new product) especially for widespread sale to the public

Examples of rollout in a Sentence

Noun the national rollout of a new wireless service Verb you'll have to roll out by at least 8:00 a.m. in order to get there on time
Recent Examples on the Web
Ten years after the rollout of the insurance marketplace, many Californians continue to be caught off guard come tax filing time. Calmatters, The Mercury News, 4 June 2024 Many publishers said the rollout underscored the need to develop direct relationships with readers, including getting more people to sign up for digital subscriptions and visit their sites and apps directly, and be less reliant on search engines. Katie Robertson, New York Times, 1 June 2024
The White House originally anticipated rolling out a finished product much earlier, by the end of 2022. Shannon K. Crawford, ABC News, 12 June 2024 Kellogg and Forever 21 have tried their hand at similar stunts on the platform to help promote their products, and the platform even rolled out virtual video ads earlier this year. Chris Morris, Fortune, 7 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for rollout 

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Word History

First Known Use


1947, in the meaning defined at sense 1


1884, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of rollout was in 1884

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Cite this Entry

“Rollout.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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