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English definition of “under the counter”

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under the counter

Things bought under the counter are bought secretly and illegally: He'd managed to get cigarettes under the counter.
Translations of “under the counter”
in Chinese (Traditional) (購買東西)秘密地,暗地裡,非法地…
in Chinese (Simplified) (购买东西)秘密地,暗地里,非法地…
(Definition of under the counter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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