double agent

a person who spies on a country while pretending to spy for it.
a spy in the service of two rival countries, companies, etc.

1930–35 Unabridged
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double agent
a spy employed by two mutually antagonistic countries, companies, etc

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Example sentences
There were rumors there might be a third double agent.
Sparkling in his role as a conscience-struck double agent, he fights intrigue and physical danger to triumph in the end.
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