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English definition of “unravel”

unravel

verb [I/T] (SEPARATE)   /ʌnˈræv·əl/ (-l-, -ll-)
(of woven cloth ) to separate into threads , or to separate the fibers of a thread , rope , or cloth : [I] My sweater is unraveling. [I] fig. The movie unraveled at the end (= was not complete and satisfying ).
(Definition of unravel verb (SEPARATE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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