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well-concealed

well-con·ceal
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel kuh n-seel]
    • /wɛl kənˈsil/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel kuh n-seel]
    • /wɛl kənˈsil/

Definitions of well-concealed word

  • verb with object well-concealed to hide; withdraw or remove from observation; cover or keep from sight: He concealed the gun under his coat. 1
  • verb with object well-concealed to keep secret; to prevent or avoid disclosing or divulging: to conceal one's identity by using a false name. 1
  • adjective well-concealed hidden or concealed in a skilful, satisfactory, or careful manner 0

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Origin of well-concealed

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; Middle English conselen, concelen < Anglo-French conceler < Latin concēlāre, equivalent to con- con- + cēlāre to hide (akin to hull1, Greek koleón scabbard (see Coleoptera); cf. occult)

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Parts of speech for Well-concealed

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well-concealed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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