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undercover

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adjective un·der·cov·er \-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 \-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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