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  1. revelation

    • IPA[rɛvəˈleɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      a surprising and previously unknown fact that has been disclosed to others;the making known of something that was previously secret or unknown
    • noun: revelation, plural noun: revelations

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    • n.
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    • 1. a surprising and previously unknown fact that has been disclosed to others:

      revelations about his personal life

    • 2. the making known of something that was previously secret or unknown:

      the revelation of a plot to assassinate the king

    • 3. used to emphasize the remarkable quality of someone or something:

      seeing them play at international level was a revelation

    • 4. the divine or supernatural disclosure to humans of something relating to human existence:

      an attempt to reconcile Darwinian theories with biblical revelation

      a divine revelation

    • 5. the last book of the New Testament, recounting a divine revelation of the future to St John.
    • n. disclosure of one's character or motives, especially inadvertently:

    • his memoir offered disappointingly few moments of self-revelation

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    • n. disclosure of one's character or motives, especially inadvertently:

    • his memoir offered disappointingly few moments of self-revelation

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    • IPA[ˌrevəˈlāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      a surprising and previously unknown fact, especially one that is made known in a dramatic way:
    • revelations about his personal life

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