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Noun: unveiling  ,ún'vey-ling
  1. Putting on display for the first time
    "he attended the unveiling of the statue"
     
  2. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    - initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration, debut, first appearance, launching, entry
Verb: unveil  ,ún'veyl
  1. Remove the veil from
    "Women must not unveil themselves in public in Islamic societies"
     
  2. Make visible
    "Summer unveils bright clothes";
    - uncover, bring out, reveal
     
  3. Remove the cover from
    "unveil a painting"

Derived forms: unveilings

Type of: beginning, commencement, expose, presentation, remove, show, start, take, take away, uncover, withdraw

Antonym: veil

Encyclopedia: Unveiling

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