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veil

noun /veil/
a piece of thin cloth worn over the face or head to hide, cover, or protect it
velo
Some women wear veils for religious reasons, to prevent strangers from seeing their faces a veil of mist over the mountains a veil of secrecy.
veiled adjective wearing, or covered by, a veil
velado, cubierto por un velo
a veiled lady The bride was veiled.
(only slightly) disguised
velado, encubierto
a veiled threat.
Translations of “veil”
in Arabic حِجاب…
in Korean 면사포, 베일…
in Malaysian vel, tudung, purdah…
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 Vietnamese mạng che mặt, khăn trùm đầu…
in Portuguese véu…
in Thai ผ้าคลุมหน้า หรือศีรษะ…
in German der Schleier…
in Catalan vel…
in Japanese ベール…
in Indonesian cadar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 面纱, 面罩…
(Definition of veil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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