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mask

noun [C]  us   /mæsk/
a covering for all or part of the face, worn for protection or to hide the face: a gas mask an exhibit of African masks The children all wore Halloween masks that were supposed to frighten us.

mask

verb [T]  us   /mæsk/
to prevent something from being seen or noticed: The tastelessness of the meat was masked by a heavy gravy.
Translations of “mask”
in Arabic قِناع…
in Korean 마스크, 가면…
in Malaysian topeng…
in French masque…
in Turkish maske…
in Italian maschera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 面罩, 面具,面罩…
in Russian маска…
in Polish maska…
in Vietnamese mặt nạ…
in Spanish máscara, careta, mascarilla…
in Portuguese máscara…
in Thai หน้ากาก…
in German die Maske…
in Catalan màscara…
in Japanese マスク, 仮面…
in Indonesian topeng…
in Chinese (Simplified) 面罩, 面具,面罩…
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