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Definition of shroud verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shroud
    he / she / it shrouds
    past simple shrouded
    -ing form shrouding
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  1. 1shroud something in something (of darkness, clouds, cloth, etc.) to cover or hide something The city was shrouded in mist. furniture shrouded in dust covers
  2. 2shroud something in something to hide information or keep it secret and mysterious His family background is shrouded in mystery.
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