disguise

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disguise(
dihs
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gayz
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (costume)
a. el disfraz
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
She wore a disguise in order to sneak past security.Usó un disfraz para que la seguridad no la detectara.
b. disfrazado
The president attended his son's school play in disguise to go unnoticed.El presidente asistió disfrazado a la obra escolar de su hijo para pasar inadvertido.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to cloak)
a. disfrazar
Ernestine disguised herself as a male soldier so she could fight in the war.Ernestine se disfrazó de soldado masculino para poder luchar en la guerra.
b. cambiar
We disguised his voice on this recording to protect his identity.Cambiamos su voz en esta grabación para proteger su identidad.
3. (to conceal)
a. ocultar
She disguised her true feelings.Ocultó sus sentimientos verdaderos.
b. disimular
Her husband tried to disguise his contempt for her errors.Su marido trató de disimular el desprecio que le provocaban sus errores.
c. disfrazar
Michelle disguised her incompetence under an air of superiority.Michelle disfrazaba su incompetencia bajo un aire de superioridad.
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disguise
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (costume)
a. el disfraz
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
in disguisedisfrazado(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (person)
a. disfrazar
3. (one's feelings, the truth)
a. ocultar, disfrazar
there is no disguising the fact that…no se puede ocultar el hecho de que…
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disguise [dɪsˈɡaɪz]
noun
disfraz (m)
to be in disguise estar disfrazado
transitive verb
[+person] disfrazar;as de; [+voice] simular; cambiar; [+feelings] ocultar; disimular; [+bad points, error] ocultar
to disguise o.s. as disfrazarse de; she disguised herself as a man se disfrazó de hombre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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