A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to reveal)
a. desvelar
Our new logo is to be unveiled next week.La semana próxima se desvelará nuestro nuevo logotipo.
b. revelar
In March, the government will unveil its new strategy for tackling climate change.En marzo, el Gobierno revelará su nueva estrategía para combatir el cambio climático.
c. dar a conocer
I wonder how long it will be before our CEO unveils the new airport design.Me pregunto cuánto tiempo tardará nuestro director ejecutivo en dar a conocer el diseño del nuevo aeropuerto.
2. (to uncover ceremonially)
a. desvelar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The President will unveil a plaque tomorrow to declare the hospital officially open.Mañana, el presidente desvelará una placa para inaugurar oficialmente el hospital.
b. descubrir
The new portrait of the king will be unveiled at a special ceremony next month.El mes próximo, en una ceremonia especial, se descubrirá el nuevo retrato del rey.
3. (to remove a veil from)
a. quitar el velo a
You can imagine everyone's shock when the groom unveiled the bride only to discover the older sister.Ya puedes imaginar lo estupefactos que se quedaron todos cuando el novio quitó el velo a la novia y apareció la hermana mayor.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (statue, plaque)
a. descubrir
2. (fig)
a. revelar, desvelar (product, plan)
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unveil [ʌnˈveɪl]
transitive verb
quitar el velo a; [+statue, painting etc] descubrir
Mr Werner unveiled his new strategy this week Companies from across Europe are here to unveil their latest models
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