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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·ceal·ment n.
 1. The act of concealing; the state of being concealed.
 But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud,
 Feed on her damask cheek.   --Shak.
 Some dear cause
 Will in concealment wrap me up awhile.   --Shak.
 2. A place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation.
 The cleft tree
 Offers its kind concealment to a few.   --Thomson.
 3. A secret; out of the way knowledge. [Obs.]
    Well read in strange concealments.   --Shak.
 4. Law Suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the condition of being concealed or hidden [syn: privacy,
           privateness, secrecy]
      2: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something;
         "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of
         darkness" [syn: screen, cover, covert]
      3: the activity of keeping something secret [syn: concealing,