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backstage

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of backstage

  1. in a manner intended to prevent knowledge or awareness by others <some of the most important decisions were made backstage, and only presented to the full committee afterward> Synonyms privately, confidentially, in camera, intimately, secretlyRelated Words à deux, tête-à-tête; inwardly, sotto voce; offscreen, offstage; clandestinely, collusively, conspiratorially, covertly; furtively, secretively, sneakily, stealthily, surreptitiously, undercover, underground, underhand, underhanded, underhandedlyAntonyms openly, publicly





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