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English definition of “unmask”

unmask

verb [T]     /ʌnˈmɑːsk/ US  /-ˈmæsk/
to show the bad , and previously hidden , truth about someone or something: The conspirators were unmasked and summarily shot .Revealing secrets and becoming known
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