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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

Example Sentences

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
In all, Smart City Media has close to 1,000 total screens operating across nine cities and more rollouts are in the works for more cities, Mainthow said. Tony Holt, Arkansas Online, 29 May 2023 However, the rollout will be gradual as aircraft are delivered. Chris Dong, Travel + Leisure, 25 May 2023 Google will notify merchants when the new experience is available and plans to complete the global rollout sometime in 2024. Jess Weatherbed, The Verge, 23 May 2023 His book rollout, international trade mission, and successful legislative session have not reversed his decline in the polls. Matthew Continetti, National Review, 13 May 2023 When viewing Jackman through the lens of a for-the-fans detour with limited crossover potential, an extended rollout never would have made sense. Eric Renner Brown, Billboard, 9 May 2023 The first chapter of Citadel’s global takeover—or so Amazon Prime Video desperately hopes—is here, with the rollout of the first season of the spy thriller starring Richard Madden and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Lauren Puckett-pope, ELLE, 28 Apr. 2023 This is the biggest rollout of the currency, also known as the e-CNY, in China so far, according to state media. Laura He, CNN, 24 Apr. 2023 Trinity CineAsia will begin the U.K. rollout with preview screenings on April 28, coinciding with the China release. Patrick Frater, Variety, 21 Apr. 2023
Much has changed from three years ago when workplaces and schools closed, businesses shuttered, and stay-at-home orders were enacted -- and even from two years ago when vaccines started rolling out and people began moving around again. Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 8 Apr. 2023 The plan was set to roll out on April 1, but has yet to come to fruition. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 7 Apr. 2023 The results of the poll, shared with the State House News Service, indicate sizable support for tax relief as the House prepares to roll out and debate its response to Governor Maura Healey’s nearly $1 billion tax relief and reform proposal. Chris Lisinski,, 7 Apr. 2023 Tesla began rolling out an experimental version of that mode in October 2020. Reuters, NBC News, 6 Apr. 2023 Redwood Materials and Volkswagen Group will start rolling out collection bins for old batteries starting on April 22. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 4 Apr. 2023 The show will be available for streaming on Netflix following the live event, and closed captions in additional languages will start rolling out in the days following. Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2023 Their EVs are expected to roll out in 2025. Niharika Sharma, Quartz, 3 Apr. 2023 Related Stories Other Twitter Blue features expected to roll out soon are a reduction in ads and a prioritization in replies, mentions and search, in addition to an edit feature and the ability to tweet longer videos. J. Clara Chan, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Apr. 2023 See More

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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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“Rollout.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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