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Meaning of “behind closed doors” in the English Dictionary

"behind closed doors" in British English

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behind closed doors

C2 If something ​happens behind closed ​doors, it is ​hidden or ​keptsecret from ​publicview: 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 ​keptsecret from the ​public: The ​meeting was ​held behind ​closeddoors.
(Definition of behind closed doors from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “behind closed doors”
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密地,不公开地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密地,不公開地…
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