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Principal Translations
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encubrir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ocultar)hide, conceal vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (figurative)mask, cloak vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Aquella proposición de matrimonio encubría otras intenciones.
encubrir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (impedir saber algo) (protect a person)cover up for vi phrasal 3-part
 Encubrió a su amigo cuando la mujer de éste le llamó preguntando por él.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Mariana covered up for James whenever his wife called asking for him.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
encubrir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ocultar un delito)hide vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (misdeed)cover up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  (make appear innocent)whitewash vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Fue acusado de encubrir varios asesinatos.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ignacio hid the crimes of his superiors.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ignacio covered up the crimes of his superiors.
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