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English definition of “reveal”

reveal

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈviːl/
TELL B2 to give someone a piece of information that is surprising or that was previously secret: [+ that] It was revealed in this morning's papers that the couple intend to marry.Announcing, informing and statingRevealing secrets and becoming known
SEE to allow something to be seen that was previously hidden: His shirt came up at the back, revealing an expanse of white skin.Showing and demonstrating
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