spymaster


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spy·mas·ter

 (spī′măs′tər)
n.
One who directs clandestine intelligence activities.

spymaster

(ˈspaɪˌmɑːstə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who is in charge of a number of spies and coordinates their activities
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Noun1.spymaster - someone who directs clandestine intelligence activities
master - directs the work of others
Translations

spymaster

[ˈspaɪmæstəʳ] Njefe/a m/f de espías

spymaster

[ˈspaɪmɑːstər] nchef m des services secretsspy plane navion-espion mspy ring nréseau m d'espionnagespy satellite nsatellite-espion mspy ship nbateau-espion m
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