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concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public

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The inquiry, conducted by the so-called "Accountability Review Board," is already being blasted by critics as a "whitewash" and a coverup.
Bettison has always denied any involvement in a coverup or any wrong-doing.
The recordings could confirm whether the president was involved in the coverup, but Nixon repeatedly defied the Senate's orders to hand over the tapes.
38 billion yen the previous year, on sales of 854 billion yen, up from 847 billion yen, as its business was not much affected by the revelation of a coverup of past investment losses, the company said.
The Supreme Court has rejected a damages suit filed by the family of an official who committed suicide in 1996 after being involved in a partial coverup of a coolant leakage at the Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor in Fukui Prefecture, judicial sources said Wednesday.
Kays Jnr was then a major part of the coverup which saw Mercer spirited away to a Kirkby lock-up, washed down in petrol and his clothes burnt to get rid of incriminating evidence.
Chief Executive Officer and President Michael Woodford arrived in Japan on Wednesday to meet with Japanese investigative authorities probing the camera and medical equipment maker's coverup of investment losses.
Mr Bennett, from Fenham, Newcastle, and Mr Cranmer, from Blyth, Northumberland, were sacked for gross misconduct, but the pair denied any wrongdoing and claim they were dismissed as a coverup.
coverup Bare Minerals have launched an SPF30 sunscreen with added colour for those who aren't too keen on going completely au naturel this season.
A Commons source said: "People will want to know all the details or there will be accusations of a coverup.
THE COVERUP CONTINUES (The New York Times, New York)
THE family of Ian Tomlinson accused police of a coverup to stop them finding out the truth about his death during G20 protests.
They condemn strongly unscrupulous business practices and coverup by any entity,'' said a joint statement issued by the health ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, China, Japan and South Korea at the end of their two-day meeting here.
That their content was racist and their destruction part of a coverup is simply speculation on his part.
The kit will do a complete coverup job on 10 connectors.