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conceal

verb [T] uk   /kənˈsiːl/ us  
C2 to prevent something from being seen or known about: The listening device was concealed in a pen. I tried to conceal my surprise when she told me her age. It was said that the police concealed vital evidence. Is there something you're concealing from me?
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concealed
adjective uk   /-ˈsiːld/ us  
The robbery had been recorded on a concealed security camera. He was carrying a concealed weapon. The room had concealed lighting.
Translations of “conceal”
in Korean -을 숨기다…
in Arabic يُخْفي…
in French dissimuler…
in Turkish gizlemek, saklamak…
in Italian occultare, celare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱藏, 隱匿, 隱瞞…
in Russian прятать, скрывать…
in Polish ukrywać…
in Spanish ocultar, disimular…
in Portuguese ocultar, dissimular…
in German verbergen…
in Catalan amagar…
in Japanese ~を隠す…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐藏, 隐匿, 隐瞒…
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