secret partner

noun

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

Example Sentences

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, 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, 11 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of secret partner was in 1844

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“Secret partner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/secret%20partner. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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