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come out

phrasal verb with come  us   /kʌm/ verb (past tense came  /keɪm/ , past participle come)

(BECOME KNOWN)

to become known or be made public: When the facts came out, there was public outrage. A person who comes out tells something personal that has been kept secret. When a book, magazine, or newspaper comes out, it begins to be sold to the public: Her latest book is coming out in July.
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