Definition of 'camouflage'
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Opposition politicians have accused the government of seeking to camouflage a military intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The grey and brown fur of the deer blends in with the trees with almost perfect camouflage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Otherwise the dazzling visuals increasingly seem designed to camouflage a lack of thematic rigour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We think they change colour just to camouflage themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We also had the same camouflage jackets they wore. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They picked their way through buildings and obstacle courses painted in camouflage colours. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has been suggested that as feeders in the grass they are better camouflaged with green plumage. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Banks are offering credit a military camouflage design. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pink is said to be one of the best camouflage colours for the desert. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was attacked by men who were wearing beards and long hair and had camouflage jackets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If they are there, they are well camouflaged. The Sun (2013)The stunning snap captures the bird's camouflage in its natural wintry habitat. The Sun (2011)What became clear after 1939 was that war offered the perfect camouflage for this annihilation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Despite its size, the moth is well camouflaged against a tree. The Sun (2010)Just as trees themselves are the perfect natural camouflage, so wood is the perfect urban camouflage for buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The broadcast said that the men were last seen wearing standard US military camouflage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Inside the perimeter fence, camouflaged hides normally used for birdwatching have been installed to conceal the whereabouts of police snipers and bomb disposal teams. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But in general official attempts to hide or camouflage information are challenged in liberal Western societies where the role of investigative reporting has become firmly established. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)Suddenly, some big cannons come rolling past, painted in camouflage colours. Times, Sunday Times (2007)While this crab spider is generally white, it has the capacity to change its colour to yellow or green to camouflage itself against its background. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In Britain, teams of crooks and engineers design camouflaged electronic devices and fit them to cash machines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'camouflage'
British English: camouflage NOUN
Camouflage consists of things such as leaves, branches, or brown and green paint, which are used to make it difficult for an enemy to see military forces and equipment.
They were dressed in camouflage.
British English: camouflage VERB
If military buildings or vehicles are camouflaged, things such as leaves, branches, or brown and green paint are used to make it difficult for an enemy to see them.
You won't see them from the air. They'd be very well camouflaged.
Definition of camouflage from the Collins English Dictionary
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