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unroll

un·roll

unroll

 
pronunciation:
uhn rol
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: unrolled, unrolling, unrolls
definition 1: to open or unwind from a rolled position.
Please help me unroll the rug.
definition 2: to display or disclose; unfold; reveal.
The mayor unrolled the proposal for urban renewal.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become unrolled or opened out as if unrolled.
The countryside unrolled before them.
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