What does concealment mean?

Definitions for concealment
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privacy, privateness, secrecy, concealment(noun)

    the condition of being concealed or hidden

  2. screen, cover, covert, concealment(noun)

    a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

    "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

  3. concealment, concealing, hiding(noun)

    the activity of keeping something secret

Wiktionary

  1. concealment(Noun)

    The practice of keeping secrets

  2. concealment(Noun)

    The condition of being hidden or concealed

  3. concealment(Noun)

    protection from observation or surveillance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concealment(noun)

    the act of concealing; the state of being concealed

  2. Concealment(noun)

    a place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation

  3. Concealment(noun)

    a secret; out of the way knowledge

  4. Concealment(noun)

    suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known

  5. Origin: [OF. concelement.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. concealment

    The protection from observation or surveillance. See also camouflage; cover; screen.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concealment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concealment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of concealment in a Sentence

  1. Director Comey:

    Concealment in my view would have been catastrophic.

  2. Director Comey:

    Not speaking would require [ an ] act of concealment.

  3. June Jordan:

    The purpose of polite behavior is never virtuous. Deceit, surrender, and concealment: these are not virtues. The goal of the mannerly is comfort, per se.

  4. David Riesman:

    America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.

  5. Comptroller Manuel Galindo on Wednesday:

    Anti-corruption laws consider (omissions in wealth declarations) an inconsistency, or a concealment which quickly and without any (legal) process results in an administrative ban for 12 months.

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