How to Pronounce veil?

Correct pronunciation for the word "veil" is [vˈe͡ɪl], [vˈe‍ɪl], [v_ˈeɪ_l].

"Veil" in context

A veil is a piece of clothing typically worn to cover the head and face. Veils can be made from a variety of materials and may be worn in numerous cultural and religious contexts. Veils were once very popular in the Western world and were often part of a bridal outfit. As styles and customs changed, the veil became less popular, but they still remain important components of many religious and cultural outfits across the world.

In the Islamic faith, women typically cover their hair, neck, and chest with a veil known as a hijab. This can be made from a variety of fabrics, though cotton and polyester are most common.

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