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concealverb [T]

uk   us   /kənˈsiːl/
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   us   /-ˈsiːld/
The robbery had been recorded on a concealed security camera. He was carrying a concealed weapon. The room had concealed lighting.
(Definition of conceal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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concealverb [T]

 us   /kənˈsil/
to prevent something from being seen or known about; to hide something: He made no attempt to conceal his satisfaction.
(Definition of conceal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"conceal" in Business English

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concealverb [T]

uk   us   /kənˈsiːl/
to not tell somebody about something that they have the right to know about: Do not conceal health problems from a prospective insurer.
(Definition of conceal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conceal”
in Korean -을 숨기다…
in Arabic يُخْفي…
in Malaysian menyembunyikan…
in French dissimuler…
in Russian прятать, скрывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱藏, 隱匿, 隱瞞…
in Italian occultare, celare…
in Turkish gizlemek, saklamak…
in Polish ukrywać…
in Spanish ocultar, disimular…
in Vietnamese che đậy…
in Portuguese ocultar, dissimular…
in Thai ปกปิด, เก็บเป็นความลับ…
in German verbergen…
in Catalan amagar…
in Japanese ~を隠す…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐藏, 隐匿, 隐瞒…
in Indonesian menyembunyikan…
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