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Definitions for undercover
ˌʌn dərˈkʌv ər, ˈʌn dərˌkʌv-un·der·cov·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, undergroundadjective

    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

    "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"

Wiktionary

  1. undercovernoun

    A person who works undercover.

  2. undercoveradjective

    Performed or happening in secret.

  3. undercoveradjective

    Employed or engaged in spying or secret investigation.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undercover in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undercover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of undercover in a Sentence

  1. John Vanek:

    Law enforcement will answer the ad, surveillance is set up, and an undercover officer arrives at the ‘date,’.

  2. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    We have captured some U.S. citizens in undercover activities, espionage, trying to win over people in towns along the Venezuelan coast.

  3. Esperanza Escobar:

    In visiting the salon I had gone to for three months, I thought I was going in for a cut and dry, i ended up escaping a life in which everyone treated me like a dog, thanks to the help of the undercover activists.

  4. Roderich Kiesewetter:

    If Seehofer goes, he needs to warn the Russians that they need to stop the hybrid falsification of information and the undercover financing of radical right-wing networks.

  5. Inspector General Michael Horowitz:

    The risks associated with undercover money laundering are significant and therefore compliance with department policies and statutory requirements are critical.

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