Definition of concealment in English:


Syllabification: con·ceal·ment
Pronunciation: /kənˈsēlmənt


  • 1The action of hiding something or preventing it from being known: the concealment of the body the deliberate concealment of material facts
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    • From the clerk of the kitchen I required the buttery accounts without varnish or concealment.
    • Priests of the country can more easily remain in concealment.
    • She was transparent in an era during which the political class have become expert at concealment.
    hiding, secretionsuppression, hiding, cover-up, hushing up; whitewash
  • 1.1Something that acts as a hiding place; cover: he darted forward from the concealment of the bushes
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    • He began some tale about money, whose place of concealment he could indicate.
    • On a subway, an opportunity for concealment can be the seats, luggage or the floor.
    • Inadequate allocation concealment can bias the results of clinical trials.

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