arriere-pensee

arrière-pensée

[a-ryer-pahn-sey]
noun, plural arrière-pensées [a-ryer-pahn-sey] . French.
a mental reservation; hidden motive.
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arrière-pensée (arjɛrpɑ̃se)
 
n
an unrevealed thought or intention
 
[C19: literally: behind thought]

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