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entre nous

adverb [after verb], adjective uk   /ˌɒn.trəˈnuː/ us    /ˌɑːn-/ formal
used when telling someone something that is secret and should not be told to anyone else: He told me - and this is strictly entre nous - that he's going to ask Ruth to marry him.
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