What is another word for whitewash?

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[ wˈa͡ɪtwɒʃ], [ wˈa‍ɪtwɒʃ], [ w_ˈaɪ_t_w_ɒ_ʃ]

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Whitewash describes a situation in which members of an organization, particularly a government, attempt to conceal information or tarnish the reputation of someone else, typically by covering up a scandal. The term is often used to describe instances where governments or other organizations have intervened in the affairs of other countries in an attempt to prop up their own interests, while overlooking or excusing serious human rights abuses. Whitewash often occurs when governments or organizations act in secrecy in order to conceal their activities from the public.

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