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cloak

noun  us   /kloʊk/

cloak noun (PIECE OF CLOTHING)

[C] a loose outer piece of clothing without sleeves that fastens at the neck and hangs from the shoulders

cloak noun (SOMETHING THAT HIDES)

[C usually sing] something that covers or hides something: The agents operate under a cloak of secrecy.

cloak

verb [T]  us   /kloʊk/

cloak verb [T] (HIDE)

to cover or hide something: The deal was cloaked in secrecy.
Translations of “cloak”
in Arabic عَباءة…
in Korean 망토…
in Malaysian menyelubungi…
in French grand cape…
in Turkish pelerin, şal…
in Italian mantello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, 斗篷,披風…
in Russian накидка, мантия…
in Polish peleryna…
in Vietnamese áo choàng không tay, sự che đậy…
in Spanish capa…
in Portuguese capa…
in Thai เสื้อคลุมไม่มีปก, การปกปิด, สิ่งปิดบัง…
in German der Mantel…
in Catalan capa…
in Japanese マント…
in Indonesian mantel, jaket, penutup…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, 斗篷,披风…
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