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hidden agenda

n.
An undisclosed plan, especially one with an ulterior motive.

hidden agenda

n
a hidden motive or intention behind an overt action, policy, etc

hid′den agen′da


n.
an often duplicitously undisclosed plan or motive.
[1985–90]
Translations
juoniketunhäntä

hidden agenda

nprogramma m non dichiarato
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Synopsis: We like to pretend that hidden agendas are just for self-important bosses or egotistical politicians, but we all have them.
Fourth, when will Macedonia become member of EU and NATO with no justifications and hidden agendas from the people behind closed doors, and Fifth and most important, when will Prime Minister resigns, asks Rizaov.
Sarath Hettiarachchi and Alhaj Hassan Maulana representing Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim faiths stated that the proposed resolution against Sri Lanka is totally based on information disseminated by persons with hidden agendas.
Come clean, Peter, over the hidden agendas that have most probably been agreed behind closed doors over the past few years.
It is the Congress party which has hidden agendas, otherwise why are they afraid of exposing the corrupt ministers, politicians and money launderers despite being ordered by the Supreme Court?
Are these people saying this is not a problem, or have they got hidden agendas of their own?
Until residents and business owners have faith that officials are working with them, and in the best interest of the town and its citizens, and without hidden agendas, there will be distrust and in-fighting.
Hidden agendas, office politics and underlying assumptions can all work against attempts to restructure an organization to be more effective, so you need Covert Processes at Work: Managing the Five Hidden Dimensions of Organizational Change to understand these processes.
Reality-show viewers, he asserts, participate more actively than viewers of other forms of televised entertainment, reading the motivations and hidden agendas of the onscreen contestants, thereby sharpening their social dexterity and increasing their ability to respond to other people's emotional signals.
You might take some unexpected job-related journeys, but the truly rewarding exploration involves soul-searching, discovering your innermost desires and hidden agendas.
It makes me wonder whether there are hidden agendas but I don't want to discuss that.
I'm extremely honest sometimes too much so and have no hidden agendas.