unwrap

[ uhn-rap ]
/ ʌnˈræp /
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verb (used with object), un·wrapped, un·wrap·ping.

to remove or open the wrapping of.
to open (something wrapped): Sheila unwrapped the Christmas presents quickly.

verb (used without object), un·wrapped, un·wrap·ping.

to become unwrapped.

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Origin of unwrap

1200–50; Middle English unwrappen;see un-2, wrap
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British Dictionary definitions for unwrap

unwrap
/ (ʌnˈræp) /

verb -wraps, -wrapping or -wrapped

to remove the covering or wrapping from (something) or (of something wrapped) to have the covering come off
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