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Dictionary entry overview: What does clandestine mean?
• CLANDESTINE (adjective)
The adjective CLANDESTINE has 1 sense:
1. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
Familiarity information: CLANDESTINE used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
clandestine intelligence operations / cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines / hole-and-corner intrigue / secret missions / a secret agent / secret sales of arms / surreptitious mobilization of troops / an undercover investigation / underground resistance
covert (secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed)
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