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veil / velo
veil   [veɪl]
A. -noun   (literally, figurative)   velo (m)
·a veil of secrecy surrounded the project
·un halo de misterio rodeaba el proyecto
·under a veil of secrecy
·en el mayor secreto
·to draw a veil over something
(figurative)   correr un (tupido) velo sobre algo
a. to take the veil   (religion)   tomar el hábito,   meterse monja
B. -transitive verb   (literally)   cubrir con un velo   (figurative)
[+truth, facts]   velar,   encubrir
[+dislike, hatred]   disimular
·eyes veiled by tears
ojos masculine plural empañados por lágrimas
·the town was veiled in mist
·la ciudad estaba cubierta por un velo de niebla
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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