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noun
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the act of revealing something or the thing that is revealed, especially in a story, film etc; the act of introducing a new product to the public

    The big reveal is not just an empty shock, it's thoughtful and thought-provoking.

    Tuesday marks the big reveal of the latest iPhone.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/05/2016
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sharewashing

a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits

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textable

open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text

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