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English definition of “unfold”

unfold

verb (DEVELOP)    /ʌnˈfəʊld/ US  /-ˈfoʊld/
C2 [I] If a situation or story unfolds, it develops or becomes clear to other people: Like a lot of people, I've watched the events of the last few days unfold on TV. As the plot unfolds, you gradually realize that all your initial assumptions were wrong.Making progress and advancingBecoming better [T] formal to tell someone about something, especially a plan, and explain it in detail: I've arranged a lunch with him next Thursday at which I intend to unfold my proposal.Defining and explaining
(Definition of unfold verb (DEVELOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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