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adverb & adjectiveformal
Happening or done in secret.[as adverb] ‘the committee operates sub rosa’[as adjective] ‘sub rosa inspections’in secret, secretly, in private, privately, in confidence, confidentially, behind closed doors, surreptitiously, discreetly, furtively, clandestinely, on the quiet, on the sly, unofficially, off the record, between ourselvesView synonyms
Latin, literally under the rose, as an emblem of secrecy.
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