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smoke-filled room

noun [C] uk   /ˌsməʊk.fɪldˈruːm/  us   /ˌsmoʊk-/
a place where powerful people, such as politicians, meet to have discussions and make agreements in secret: The whole business stinks of political corruption and decisions made in smoke-filled rooms.
Translations of “smoke-filled room”
in Chinese (Traditional) 密談室(指政治人物進行密談決策的地方)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 密谈室(指政治人物进行密谈决策的地方)…
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