encubrir

encubrir(
ehng
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koo
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breer
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to hide)
a. to conceal
Adriana encubrió el rostro con una bufanda.Adriana concealed her face with a scarf.
b. to mask
El asesino sonrió para encubrir sus malvadas intenciones.The murderer masked his evil intentions with a smile.
2. (to keep secret or hidden)
a. to cover up (a crime)
Miranda ayudó a su hermano a encubrir el homicidio.Miranda helped her brother to cover up the murder.
b. to harbor (a criminal)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El gángster se declaró culpable y expresó que no estaba encubriendo a su jefe.The mobster pled guilty and stated that he was not harboring his boss.
c. to harbour (a criminal) (United Kingdom)
Manuel fue procesado por encubrir a fugitivos.Manuel was prosecuted for harbouring fugitives.
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encubrir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (delito)
a. to conceal
2. (persona)
a. to harbor
encubrirencubierto (participio_de_pasado)
transitive verb
1 (gen) (ocultar) to hide
2 (Jur) [+delincuente] to harbour; harbor; (EEUU) [+delito] to cover up
3 (ayudar) to be an accomplice in
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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