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camouflagenoun [U]

 us   /ˈkæm·əˌflɑʒ, -ˌflɑdʒ/
a condition in which the appearance of someone or something when placed against a background makes the person or thing difficult or impossible to see: The leafhopper is a little green insect that uses camouflage to blend in with the colors of the leaves. In military use, camouflage is an appearance designed to hide soldiers and equipment on the ground, esp. from being seen by enemy aircraft, by making them look like their surroundings.

camouflageverb [T]

 us   /ˈkæm·əˌflɑʒ, -ˌflɑdʒ/
to hide soldiers and equipment on the ground from enemies by making them look like their surroundings: The guns are dug in and camouflaged. fig.Her quiet voice camouflages the fierce competitor within her.
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