There are 2 main translations of cover up in Spanish:

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cover up

  • 2verb + adverb (conceal error) (conceal truth)to cover up for somebody
    encubrir a alguien
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There are 2 main translations of cover up in Spanish:

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cover-up
American English: /ˈkəvər ˌəp/

noun

  • there has been a cover-up
    ha habido una maniobra para encubrir el asunto
    they are looking into the Ecesa cover-up
    están investigando el encubrimiento de actividades ilícitas en Ecesa
    Example sentences
    • For them, the cover-up of serious crimes is a way of life, a feature of their everyday business.
    • Her crime was to attempt a cover-up of something that wasn't a crime.
    • She refused to apologise on behalf of her Department and denied any attempt at a cover-up or bid to suppress the news.

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