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verb [transitive] mask pronunciation in British English /mɑːsk/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymask
he/she/itmasks
present participlemasking
past tensemasked
past participlemasked
  1. 1
    to cover something in order to hide it

    His blue eyes were masked by dark glasses.

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  2. 2
    to hide the smell, taste, or sound of something with a stronger smell or taste or a louder sound

    The noise of the party masked the sound of the traffic.

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  3. 3
    to hide your true feelings, thoughts, or character

    She spoke calmly, masking her anger.

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