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  1. secret agent, intelligence officer, intelligence agent, operativenoun

    a person secretly employed in espionage for a government


  1. secret agentnoun

    A member of an intelligence agency whose identity or affiliation is kept confidential.


  1. secret agent

    A secret agent is a covert professional working for a government or an organization, typically involved in espionage, covert operations, and sometimes law enforcement. Their duties mainly include gathering intelligence, conducting surveillance, and working undercover often in foreign countries or unfamiliar territories. The activities and identities of secret agents are usually kept confidential for security reasons.


  1. Secret Agent

    Secret Agent is a British film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on two stories in Ashenden: Or the British Agent by W. Somerset Maugham. The film starred John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Madeleine Carroll, and Robert Young. Future star Michael Redgrave made a brief, uncredited appearance; he would play the male lead in Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes two years later. This was also Michael Rennie's film debut.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of secret agent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of secret agent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of secret agent in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Thomas:

    He convinced Tad Cummins that he had been a secret agent and... that he had all kinds of money, it was clear that he had really put a lot of notions into Tad Cummins head.

  2. Anthony Thomas:

    He convinced her that he had been a secret agent and ... that he had all kinds of money, it was clear that he had really put a lot of notions into her head.

Translations for secret agent

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  • Geheimagentin, GeheimagentGerman
  • agente secretoSpanish
  • salaagentEstonian
  • agent secret, agente secrèteFrench
  • 諜報部員, 間諜, 軍事スパイJapanese
  • таен агентMacedonian
  • секретный агент, тайная агентка, тайный агент, секретная агенткаRussian
  • тајни агент, tajni agentSerbo-Croatian

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