hidden agenda

Definitions

General English

Commerce

  • noun a secret plan which one party to discussions has, which the other party does not know about

Information & Library Science

  • noun the unspoken intentions behind a decision or action

Media Studies

  • noun a plan, motive, or aim underlying a person’s actions that is kept secret from others

Idiom of “hidden agenda”

the true and underlying rather than the declared or apparent aims, objectives, etc
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