hidden

hidden
hid|den1 [ˈhıdn]
the past participle of ↑hide
hidden 2
hidden2 adj
1.) difficult to see or find
the use of hidden cameras
Some areas can hold hidden dangers for dogs.
the hidden meaning behind his words
Be on the lookout for hidden costs in hotel bills.
2.) not easy to notice or realize
He wants each pupil to have the chance to discover hidden talents .
3.) hidden agenda
the secret purpose behind a plan or activity that you do not tell other people about - used to show disapproval
Voters suspected a hidden political agenda.
Was there a hidden agenda behind this decision?

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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