Meaning of “coverup” in the English Dictionary

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"coverup" in American English

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coverupnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkʌv·ərˌʌp/

an attempt to prevent the public from discovering information about a serious crime or mistake:

I'm convinced there was an intentional coverup, that officials haven't told all they know about what happened.

(Definition of “coverup” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)