Definition of unseal
: to break or remove the seal of : open
Examples of unseal in a Sentence
The court unsealed the documents in the Douglas trial today.
Recent Examples of unseal from the Web
Penn’s problems with the city intensified after the federal indictment was unsealed and the Police Department in September denied the permit renewal, which is required annually under city ordinance.
That same day, the criminal indictment was unsealed against them and six other suspects who are believed to still be at large.
Two brothers were charged with sex trafficking children, according to federal court documents unsealed Tuesday.
Guards accepted hundreds of dollars in bribes for smuggling contraband cellphones, cigarettes and drugs into the Jackson County Detention Center, according to federal charges unsealed Monday in the wake of an early morning raid at the jail.
The controversy played a role in a federal judge’s decision in 2015 to unseal portions of a deposition Cosby had given nearly a decade earlier as part of a lawsuit Constand had filed against him alleging sexual battery.
The Transportation Security Administration wants containers unsealed to allow for inspection.
On Friday, his attorney, Harland Braun, argued to unseal testimony from 2010 by the original prosecutor, Roger Gunson, who has said Rittenband acted in bad faith.
Twenty-two people have been accused of operating a cross-border drug trafficking organization in a scheme that used houses in the San Gabriel Valley to store illicit merchandise, according to a federal indictment unsealed Thursday.
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Definition of unseal for English Language Learners
: to open (something) by breaking or removing a seal
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