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English definition of “behind the scenes”

behind the scenes

C2 If something happens behind the scenes, it happens without most people knowing about it, especially when something else is happening publicly: A lot of hard work has been going on behind the scenes.Secrecy and privacy
(Definition of behind the scenes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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