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behind-the-scenes

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2 undertaken or done so as to escape being observed or known by others
  • behind-the-scenes negotiations that resulted in the hostages being released unharmed

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“Behind-the-scenes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/behind-the-scenes. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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