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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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