What does unmasking mean?

Definitions for unmasking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expose, unmasking(noun)

    the exposure of an impostor or a fraud

    "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmasking in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unmasking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. House Russia investigationRice:

    The notion that some people are trying to suggest, is that by asking for the identity of a person is leaking it, is unequivocally false, there is no connection between unmasking and leaking.

  2. James Comey:

    In this country you're innocent until there's evidence, and so we have pursued oversight until the evidence comes in. And on the unmasking, there is evidence coming in, and we're getting it.

  3. Devin Nunes:

    The president doesn’t go and physically wiretap something, but the other issue out there is the unmasking of names, the leaking of names. That happened to [former National Security Adviser] Michael Flynn. The concern we have is: Are there any other surveillance activities in the unmasking of names?

  4. Carter Page:

    Consistent with the politically motivated unmasking standards seen in the Obama Administration which have recently been exposed, my personal identity and earlier assistance of federal authorities in the 2015 case of U.S.A. v. BURYAKOV, SPORYSHEV and PODOBNYY was framed in an easily identifiable way that amplified the reputational damage against me.

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