The process by which something unfolds or becomes revealed.(noun)
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Use "unfolding" in a sentence
"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."