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conceal
American English: /kənˈsil/
British English: /kənˈsiːl/

Translation of conceal in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (hide)
    (object/facts/truth)
    ocultar
    (emotions)
    disimular
    ocultar
    he had a gun concealed beneath his coat
    ocultaba un arma bajo el abrigo
    she looked at him with barely concealed hatred/disdain
    lo miró con mal disimulado odio/desdén
    to conceal something from somebody
    ocultar(le) algo a alguien
    Example sentences
    • My dark hair conceals my damp yellow eyes, like a funeral veil that hides a widow's tears.
    • She carefully picked up two small bottles, concealing one with the other.
    • The room in which was entered was both dead and dark, concealing everything that existed in it.
    Example sentences
    • The problem for me is how unfreedom is hidden, concealed in precisely what is presented to us as new freedoms.
    • The knowledge of this has always been there, but it's been half hidden, concealed for its own good.
    • Humankind's deceptive nature is probably the one thing we cannot hide or conceal.
  • 2
    also: concealed past participle
    (door/camera)
    oculto
    (lighting)
    indirecto
    concealed wiring
    instalación (feminine) (eléctrica) empotrada
    concealed entrance/exit
    peligro: entrada/salida de vehículos
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