behind closed doors

behind closed doors
In private, the public being excluded, as in court cases, committee meetings, etc (closed-doorˈ adjective)
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Main Entry:close

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behind closed doors phrase
in a place where other people cannot see or know what is happening

Nobody knows what goes on in a family behind closed doors.

Thesaurus: secret, secretive and in secretsynonym
Main entry: closed

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taking place secretly or without public knowledge

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behind closed doors
: in a private room or place : in private

All of their meetings are held behind closed doors.

They seemed like the perfect couple, but you never know what goes on behind closed doors.

The decisions are made behind closed doors.

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Main Entry:closed
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behind closed doors — see closed
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Main Entry:door

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behind closed ˈdoors idiom
without the public being allowed to attend or know what is happening; in private

The meeting was held behind closed doors.

Main entry:closedidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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