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Definición de “obscure” en inglés

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obscure

adjective uk   /əbˈskjʊər/ us    /-ˈskjʊr/

obscure adjective (NOT KNOWN)

not known to many people: an obscure island in the Pacific an obscure 12th-century mystic

obscure adjective (NOT CLEAR)

not clear and difficult to understand or see: Official policy has changed, for reasons that remain obscure. His answers were obscure and confusing.

obscure

verb [T] uk   /əbˈskjʊər/ us    /-ˈskjʊr/
to prevent something from being seen or heard: Two new skyscrapers had sprung up, obscuring the view from her window. The sun was obscured by clouds. to make something difficult to discover and understand: Managers deliberately obscured the real situation from federal investigators.
obscurely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
The minister's statement was obscurely worded.
(Definition of obscure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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