Meaning of “behind closed doors” in the English Dictionary

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"behind closed doors" in British English

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behind closed doors

C2 If something happens behind closed doors, it is hidden or kept secret from public view:

The deal was negotiated behind closed doors.

(Definition of “behind closed doors” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"behind closed doors" in American English

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behind closed doors

done in a place where things can be kept secret from the public:

The meeting was held behind closed doors.

(Definition of “behind closed doors” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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