revelatie

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From Latin revelatio (from revelatus, the past participle of revelare 'to reveal', itself from re- "opposite of" + velare "to cover, veil" from velum "a veil"), possibly via Middle French revelaciun or modern French révélation

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revelatie f (plural revelaties, diminutive revelatietje n)

  1. A revelation, the act or an instance of revealing or disclosure; especially divine revelation
  2. (metonymically) The divinely revelead truth, as from the Bible and/or Coran in Judeo-Christianity namely Islam
  3. (figuratively) A discovery, find, notably one who surprises positively, e.g. with a great performance

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