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veil

noun [C]  /veɪl/ us  
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
verb [T]  /veɪl/ us  
In that country, women are veiled when they go out in public.
Translations of “veil”
in Korean 면사포, 베일…
in Arabic حِجاب…
in French voile…
in Turkish peçe, duvak…
in Italian velo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 面紗, 面罩…
in Russian вуаль…
in Polish welon, woalka…
in Spanish velo…
in Portuguese véu…
in German der Schleier…
in Catalan vel…
in Japanese ベール…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 面纱, 面罩…
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