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English definition of “unfold”

unfold

verb  /ʌnˈfoʊld/ us  

unfold verb (DEVELOP)

[I] (of a situation or story) to develop or become clear: Events unfolded in a way that no one could have predicted.

unfold verb (OPEN)

[T] to open or spread out something that has been folded: She took the old wedding dress out and carefully unfolded it.
(Definition of unfold from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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