unveils, unveiling, unveiled
1) VERB If someone formally unveils something such as a new statue or painting, they draw back the curtain which is covering it.

[V n] ...a ceremony to unveil a monument to the victims.

Derived words:
unveiling N-UNCOUNT oft N of n

...the unveiling of a monument to one of the Croatian heroes of the past.

2) VERB If you unveil a plan, new product, or some other thing that has been kept secret, you introduce it to the public.

[V n] Mr Werner unveiled his new strategy this week...

[V n] Companies from across Europe are here to unveil their latest models.

Derived words:
unveiling N-UNCOUNT oft N of n

...the unveiling of a detailed peace plan.

English dictionary. 2008.


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