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un·der·cov·er

 (ŭn′dər-kŭv′ər)
adj.
1. Conducted in secret or through the use of subterfuge, as in a police investigation or in spying: an undercover investigation.
2. Engaged or employed in undercover activity: undercover FBI agents.

undercover

(ˌʌndəˈkʌvə)
adj
done or acting in secret: undercover operations.

un•der•cov•er

(ˌʌn dərˈkʌv ər, ˈʌn dərˌkʌv-)

adj.
1. clandestine or secret.
2. engaged in securing confidential information.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undercover - conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methodsundercover - conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"

undercover

adjective secret, covert, clandestine, private, hidden, intelligence, underground, spy, concealed, confidential, hush-hush (informal), surreptitious an undercover operation designed to catch drug smugglers
open, plain, visible, manifest, overt, unconcealed

undercover

adjective
Existing or operating in a way so as to ensure complete concealment and confidentiality:
Informal: hush-hush.
Idiom: under wraps.
Translations
سِرّي
tajný
hemmelig
leynilegur, leyni-
slaptasis
slepens

undercover

[ˈʌndəˌkʌvəʳ]
A. ADJ [operation, activity] → clandestino; [agent] → secreto
B. ADV she was working undercover for the FBItrabajaba como agente secreto para el FBI

undercover

[ˌʌndərˈkʌvər]
adj
[operation, investigation, work] → d'infiltration
[officer, police] → en civil
an undercover agent → un agent infiltré
adv [work] → comme agent infiltré
She was working undercover → Elle travaillait comme agent infiltré.

undercover

[ˌʌndəˈkʌvəʳ] adj (agent) → segreto/a; (meeting) → clandestino/a

undercover

(ˈandəˈkavə) adjective
working or done in secret. He is an undercover agent for the Americans.
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