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mask

noun [C] uk   /mɑːsk/  us   /mæsk/

mask noun [C] (FACE COVER)

B2 a covering for all or part of the face that protects, hides, or decorates the person wearing it: a gas mask a surgical mask The bank robbers wore masks throughout the raid.
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mask noun [C] (APPEARANCE/ BEHAVIOUR)

appearance or behaviour that hides the truth: The newspaper revealed the sordid truth behind his mask of respectability.

mask

verb [T] uk   /mɑːsk/  us   /mæsk/
to prevent something from being seen or noticed: I've put some flowers in there to mask the smell.
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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