hidden agenda


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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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Perhaps there is a hidden agenda - maybe if they turn out the street lights there will be more accidents and the victims can be taken to the newly privatised hospital to push up profits!
Does he really think that the people of Huddersfield and or Kirklees in general are so gullible they think there is no long term hidden agenda going on here?
ANKARA, October 11, 2011(TUR) - Turkey's prime minister said on Tuesday that Turkey was not a country that had a hidden agenda on its region.
UN: The failed UN Security Council resolution on Syria had a "hidden agenda" to bring down President Bashar al-Assad s government, South Africa said Thursday, justifying its abstention on the vote.
COLOMBO, Ramadan 18, 1432, Aug 18, 2011, SPA -- A Western-led push for a war crimes probe into Sri Lanka's war to destroy the Tamil Tigers is motivated by a "hidden agenda" to oust President Mahinda Rajapaksa's government, the island nation's defence secretary said on Thursday.
Lecturer Heather Pennington said: "As a college, we thought it would be nice to support a global charity - it's a small charity with no hidden agenda. It's like a modern-day pen-pal exchange."
Watani is the UAE's initiative to promote community growth and empower the UAE identity and, if a senior official involved with the campaign is to be believed, it has a hidden agenda.
<![CDATA[ Knowingly or not, Yeshiva University hosted a panel on homosexuality in the Orthodox world that had a hidden agenda.]]>
Is there a hidden agenda to alienate all regular racegoers?
This claim officials say is an "agitation with hidden agenda." "Al-Intibah is against the Unity of Sudan, is against SPLM and the development in southern Sudan" Deputy Governor Hussein Mar Nyuot told reporters here on Monday.
CAN I assure B Sidgwick (Hidden Agenda, 19.09.08) and others that want to look for the "hidden agenda" on the East Cleveland bypass that they are looking in the wrong place if their eyes are focussed on the Redcar & Cleveland Labour administration.
Bill Geyer does not have a hidden agenda. Please vote for Bill Geyer for City Council, 5th Ward.