unveil

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verb un·veil \ˌən-ˈvāl\

Definition of unveil

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to remove a veil or covering from

  3. 2 :  to make public :  divulge, reveal a good time to unveil their plans

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to throw off a veil or protective cloak

Examples of unveil in a Sentence

  1. The developer unveiled plans for a new housing complex.

  2. The company will unveil its newest product today.

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First Known Use of unveil

14th century


UNVEIL Defined for English Language Learners

unveil

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Definition of unveil for English Language Learners

  • : to show or reveal (something) to others for the first time

  • : to remove a cover from (something) so that people can see it


UNVEIL Defined for Kids

unveil

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verb un·veil \ˌən-ˈvāl\

Definition of unveil for Students

unveiled

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unveiling

  1. :  to show or make known to the public for the first time The statue was unveiled. The mayor unveiled a new plan.



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