Definition of 'unveil'

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Yet the government has unveiled plans to cut one of our crucial providers of open-source intelligence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After months of renovations the historic venue has unveiled its new façade, sparking optimism across the city. Times, Sunday Times (2016)WORKERS will be given the power to block excessive wage rises for their bosses under plans to be unveiled this week. The Sun (2016)The restoration team unveiled the new LED lights yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In August ministers unveiled plans to fine accountants and financial advisers who enable tax avoidance up to 100 per cent of the tax avoided. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also unveiled plans for free wi-fi on its intercity ICE trains. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I WAS very proud and very honoured to be able to unveil my statue yesterday. The Sun (2016)Some want to slow down the repeal effort until a replacement plan is unveiled, afraid that they could be blamed for stripping healthcare from 18 million people. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The project will be formally unveiled next month. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Women will be obliged to keep their faces unveiled. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The plan will be unveiled in the next few weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The policies were unveiled before another housing survey suggesting prices continue to soar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The couple met veterans and unveiled a monument at the site. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The portrait will be formally unveiled tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She is set to unveil a monument outside the humble home where he grew up. The Sun (2010)When this book appears Labour will have unveiled its new policies. Hirst, Paul After Thatcher (1989)He will unveil plans to pump 410 million into the field this year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Last week the company unveiled another expensive rescue plan, including a bumper rights issue and refinancing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This week it is expected to unveil another set of impressive interim results, with more to come. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On Friday a car crashed in front of the assembled members of the cabinet as they unveiled new election posters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He recently unveiled a new cabinet with more female than male ministers - including a heavily pregnant minister of defence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She unveiled yet another new look this week - which she actually pinched from me around five decades or so ago. The Sun (2013)Another icon is formally unveiled. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)BT yesterday unveiled another 400million of restructuring of its networks. The Sun (2013)In 1955 she unveiled the statue of her father, who had died three years earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He unveiled statues of his father, who died four months ago, and grandfather. The Sun (2012)He unveiled plans to issue millions of Government bonds to pay off the stricken bank's debts. The Sun (2008)THE Premier League unveils its new range of laundry bins for clubs. The Sun (2015)UNDER plans to be unveiled this week to crack down on sham marriages, engaged couples will have to wait twice as long to get married. Times, Sunday Times (2014)MINI has unveiled its new London 2012 special edition models. The Sun (2011)She had been a famous beauty who, on losing her looks, shut herself up in retirement refusing to let anyone see her face unveiled again. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)

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Translations for 'unveil'

British English: unveil VERB
If someone formally unveils something such as a new statue or painting, they draw back the curtain which is covering it.
...a ceremony to unveil a monument to the victims.


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