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undercover

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adjective un·der·cov·er \ˌən-dər-ˈkə-vər\

Definition of undercover

  1. :  acting or executed in secret; specifically :  employed or engaged in spying or secret investigation an undercover agent

undercover

adverb

Examples of undercover in a sentence

  1. an undercover operation to infiltrate the terrorist organization

  2. for months she's been an undercover agent pretending to be a drug dealer

1920

First Known Use of undercover

1920


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undercover

noun un·der·cov·er

Definition of undercover

  1. :  a person engaged in undercover activity :  spy

Examples of undercover in a sentence

  1. within the city was a well-organized fifth column, and these undercovers would make themselves known as soon as the invading forces breached the city limits

1962

First Known Use of undercover

1962


UNDERCOVER Defined for English Language Learners

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undercover

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adjective un·der·cov·er \ˌən-dər-ˈkə-vər\

Definition of undercover for English Language Learners

  • : done or working in a secret way in order to catch criminals or collect information



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