clandestine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"clandestine" in British English

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clandestineadjective

uk   us   /klænˈdes.tɪn/ formal
planned or done in ​secret, ​especiallydescribing something that is not ​officiallyallowed: The ​groupheldweekly clandestine ​meetings in a ​church. He has been having a clandestine ​affair with his ​secretary for three ​years. She ​undertook several clandestine ​operations for the CIA.
clandestinely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of clandestine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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clandestineadjective

 us   /klænˈdes·tən/
planned or done in ​secret: a clandestine ​meeting
clandestinely
adverb  us   /klænˈdes·tən·li/
The ​virus clandestinely burrowed ​its way into ​computersacross the ​globe.
(Definition of clandestine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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