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English definition of “veil”


noun [C]    /veɪl/
a piece of thin material worn to protect or hide the face or head : The bride wore a veil made of French lace . fig. A veil of secrecy surrounded the appointment of the new college president . veil    /veɪl/ verb [T] In that country , women are veiled when they go out in public .
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