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uk   us   /veɪl/

veil noun (COVERING FACE)

C1 [C] a ​piece of ​thinmaterialworn by women to ​cover the ​face or ​head: After the ​ceremony, the ​bride lifted up her veil to ​kiss her ​husband. The women ​woreblack veils that ​covered all but ​theireyes.take the veil A ​Christian woman who ​takes the veil ​becomes a nun.take/adopt the veil A ​Muslim woman who ​takes or ​adopts the veil ​decides to ​weartraditionalMuslimclothing.
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[S] literary a ​thincovering that ​hides something or ​stops you from ​seeing something ​clearly: The ​view over the ​lake was ​obscured by a veil ofmist that ​hung in the ​air.C2 [S] literary something that ​prevents you from ​knowing what is ​happening: We ​want to lift the veil of ​secrecy that ​surroundsgovernmentdecisions.draw a veil over sth literary to not ​talk any more about a ​subject because it could ​causetrouble or ​embarrassment: I ​think we should ​draw a veil over everything that ​happened at the ​party, don't you?


uk   us   /veɪl/

veil verb (COVER FACE)

[T often passive] to ​cover something, ​especially the ​face or ​body, with a veil: In some ​societies, women are ​expected to be veiled when they go out in ​public.

veil verb (HIDE)

[T] to ​hide or ​cover something so that you cannot ​see it ​clearly or ​understand it: Thick ​fog veiled the ​city.
(Definition of veil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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veilnoun [C]

 us   /veɪl/
a ​piece of ​thinmaterialworn to ​protect or ​hide the ​face or ​head: The ​bridewore a veil made of ​Frenchlace. fig. A veil of ​secrecysurrounded the ​appointment of the new ​collegepresident.
verb [T]  us   /veɪl/
In that ​country, women are ​veiled when they go out in ​public.
(Definition of veil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “veil”
en coreano 면사포, 베일…
en árabe حِجاب…
in Malaysian vel, tudung, purdah…
en francés voile…
en ruso вуаль…
en chino (tradicionál) 材料, 面紗, 面罩…
en italiano velo…
en turco peçe, duvak…
en polaco welon, woalka…
en español velo…
in Vietnamese mạng che mặt, khăn trùm đầu…
en portugués véu…
in Thai ผ้าคลุมหน้า หรือศีรษะ…
en alemán der Schleier…
en catalán vel…
en japonés ベール…
en chino (simplificado) 材料, 面纱, 面罩…
in Indonesian cadar…
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