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English definition of “conceal”

conceal

verb [T]     /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? → Synonym hide verbHiding and disguising concealed     /-ˈsiːld/ adjective The robbery had been recorded on a concealed security camera. He was carrying a concealed weapon. The room had concealed lighting.Hiding and disguising
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