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veil
British English: /veɪl/
American English: /veɪl/

Translation of veil in German:

noun

  • 2 (in Jewish religious history)
    [Tempel]vorhang Mask.
    beyond the veil [figurative]
    im Jenseits
  • 3 [figurative] (obscuring medium)
    Schleier Mask.
    veil of mist/clouds
    Dunst-/Wolkenschleier Mask.
    under the veil of patriotism
    unter dem Deckmantel des Patriotismus
    draw a veil over something
    den Mantel des Schweigens über etwas Akk. breiten

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative]
    (cover) verhüllen
    (conceal)
    verbergen (Gefühle, Motive) (with, in hinter) + Dat.
    verschleiern (Fakten, Wahrheit, Bedeutung)
    veil something in secrecy or mystery
    etwas mit dem Schleier des Geheimnisses umgeben

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