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unveiling

[uhn-vey-ling] /ʌnˈveɪ lɪŋ/
noun
1.
a ceremony in which a statue or monument is presented or displayed for the first time by removing its covering.
2.
an act or instance of presenting, displaying, or revealing, especially for the first time:
the unveiling of a new play.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; unveil + -ing1
Related forms
self-unveiling, adjective
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unveiling

/ʌnˈveɪlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a ceremony involving the removal of a veil at the formal presentation of a statue, monument, etc, for the first time
2.
the presentation of something, esp for the first time
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