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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “fifth column”

fifth column

noun [C]
 
 
a group of people who support the enemies of the country they live in and secretly help them
第五纵队(支持并秘密帮助所在国家的敌人的一群人)
Disloyalty, betrayal and treason
fifth columnist
 
 
noun [C]
a member of such a group
第五纵队队员
Disloyalty, betrayal and treason
(Definition of fifth column from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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