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Conceal

conceal vt

1 : to prevent disclosure of or fail to disclose (as a provision in a contract) esp. in violation of a duty to disclose
2 a : to place out of sight NOTE: A weapon need only be placed out of ordinary observation in order to be considered a concealed weapon.
b : to prevent or hinder recognition, discovery, or recovery of [ing stolen property]
con·ceal·ment n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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