concealment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French concelement (concealment, secrecy). Synchronically analyzable as conceal +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kənˈsiːlmənt/
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  • Hyphenation: con‧ceal‧ment

Noun[edit]

concealment (countable and uncountable, plural concealments)

  1. The practice of keeping secrets.
  2. The condition of being hidden or concealed.
  3. (military) protection from observation or surveillance.

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