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double agent

noun [C] uk   us  
a person employed by a government to discover secret information about enemy countries, but who is really working for one of these enemy countries
Translations of “double agent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙重間諜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双重间谍…
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