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"hidden" in British English

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hiddenadjective [usually before noun]

uk   us   /ˈhɪd.ən/

hidden adjective [usually before noun] (NOT EASY TO FIND)

B1 not ​easy to ​find: a hidden ​valley There were hidden ​microphones in the ​room to ​recordtheirconversation.

hidden adjective [usually before noun] (NOT KNOWN ABOUT)

B2 that most ​people do not ​know about: hidden costs/​taxes Hidden ​problems may ​lead to an ​increase in ​costs.
(Definition of hidden from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hidden" in Business English

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hiddenadjective

uk   us   /ˈhɪdən/ FINANCE
used to describe ​costs that are not ​normallyincluded in the ​originalprice of something, or are not ​normally considered when ​judging something: hidden ​charges/​costs/​extras hidden ​fees/​penalties There are the hidden ​costs of ​climatechange that we may not have to face until the future.
(Definition of hidden from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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