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English definition of “revelation”

revelation

noun
 
 
/ˌrevəlˈeɪʃən/
[C] a piece of information that is discovered although it was intended to be kept secret: He resigned following revelations about his private life.Revealing secrets and becoming known
be a revelation to be an extremely pleasant surprise: Anna's boyfriend was a revelation.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of revelation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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