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smoke–filled room

noun \ˈsmōk-ˈfild-\

Simple Definition of smoke–filled room

  • : a room or place where secret decisions are made by a small group of powerful people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of smoke–filled room

  1. :  a room (as in a hotel) in which a small group of politicians carry on negotiations

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