secret partner

noun

Definition of secret partner

: a partner whose membership in a partnership is kept secret from the public

Examples of secret partner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As Widman settled in, the secret partners adopted a set of principles for rigged algorithms, according to the BND history. Greg Miller, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Intelligence coup of the century’: How the CIA was able to read encrypted messages of allies and adversaries for decades," 11 Feb. 2020 As the 1970s came to a close, the secret partners decided to find a wizard figure who could help devise more advanced - and less detectable - weaknesses in the algorithms, someone with enough cryptological clout to tame the research department. Greg Miller, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Intelligence coup of the century’: How the CIA was able to read encrypted messages of allies and adversaries for decades," 11 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of secret partner

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Secret partner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/secret%20partner. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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