hush sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hush sth up

phrasal verb with hush uk   us   /hʌʃ/ verb
to ​try to ​preventpeople from ​discoveringparticularfacts: There was some ​financialscandalinvolving one of the ​ministers but it was all ​hushed up.
(Definition of hush sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hush sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐瞒,掩盖(真相)…
in Turkish örtbas etmek, kapatmak…
in Russian замять, скрыть что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱瞞,掩飾(真相)…
in Polish wyciszyć coś, zatuszować coś…
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