from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The practice of keeping secrets
- n. The condition of being hidden or concealed
- n. protection from observation or surveillance
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of concealing; the state of being concealed.
- n. A place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation.
- n. A secret; out of the way knowledge.
- n. Suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of concealing, hiding, or keeping secret.
- n. Specifically, in law, the intentional suppression of truth, to the injury or prejudice of another.
- n. The state of being concealed or withdrawn from observation; privacy; retreat.
- n. Shelter from observation; protection from discovery; a place or means of such shelter or protection: as, his only concealment was an arbor of boughs.
- n. In English history, property, as land, the ownership of which was concealed from the commissioners for the dissolution of monasteries, etc., at the time of the Reformation. Also called concealed land.
- n. Secret knowledge; a secret; mystery.
- n. Synonyms and Secrecy, hiding, hiding-place, retreat, disguise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the condition of being concealed or hidden
- n. the activity of keeping something secret
- n. a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
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Those who think such concealment is wrong will see it as direct evidence of present bad character (since the concealment was continuing) and not just of past bad character.
Such concealment is not part of our American tradition.
Gain concealment until the start of your next turn.
The pattern of violence and concealment is our guide into a reading that would reveal "some of what is hidden behind Schiller's ideology of the aesthetic"
In such cases, concealment is read as the concealment of what threatens legitimacy whether or not this be the legitimacy of aesthetic or historical education.
To remain in this concealment is to obey the aesthetic state to which these laws owe their existence.
Like the use of violence as a means of staging a critique of aesthetic education, such concealment is the means of positing a critical power.
Why de Man insists upon such violence and such concealment is more readily ascertainable from the context of this remark: a reading of the figure of the dance in texts by Kleist and
Louis believed that there was no sense in concealment of superiority, as indeed there was none.
Mr.B. E. Walker, one of our ablest exponents of banking, has likened the fixed cash reserves of the Arperican banks to a Field Marshal's reserve forces kept in concealment during a fierce and prolonged battle which could have been promptly terminated, victoriously, by bringing them, into action.