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- v. Present participle of unfold.
- n. The process by which something unfolds or becomes revealed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of spreading out; disclosure; revelation; development.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a developmental process
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Referring to what he called the unfolding struggle by people for rights in the Middle East and North Africa, the president said that despite differences of opinion, Americans and Brazilians also share common aspirations.
It makes me think of a flower unfolding from a bud.
Tag liked to give names to his favourite units and weapons, and the massive arclight particle projector cannon unfolding from the lead tocktank was the pride of his army.
Given our inescapable implication in the Urizenic terror unfolding from the past and still "surging sulphureous/Perturbed Immortal mad raging" (Copy D, Plate 7, lines 4-5; Copy G, Plate 10), the utopian overcoming of history through its completion as critical "knowledge" is no longer possible.
There was a certain unfolding sweetness in Eleanor's face, that was most like the opening of a rosebud just getting into full blossom; but the lips, unbent into happy lines, were a little shame-faced, and would not open to speak a word or ask another question.
Recalling the unfolding project 54 years ago, Niemeyer said that at first he did not think much of Kubitschek's idea of putting the city in the middle of the Cerrado, Brazil's arid savanna.
I told them on the day what they were doing, and they had the story unfolding, which is much more exciting.
BLITZER: It looks like we have a pretty good story that's unfolding, which is good for all of us.
I owe the notion of unfolding waves of consciousness to Wilber.
What many have speculated appears to be unfolding, which is a two way race between the ladies.
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