an often duplicitously undisclosed plan or motive.
a hidden motive or intention behind an overt action, policy, etc
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Ironically, but not surprisingly, the article's hidden agenda is to level academe in the name of doing away with such markers.
Preindustrial would be more to the point, without the hidden agenda.
Many of those who post comments appear to have a hidden agenda.
No one familiar with academic norms in this country can fail to suspect a hidden agenda here.
The similarities of theme have more to do with the craft of animation than any hidden agenda.
It would be logical if the goal were truly to protect birds and illogical if there was a hidden agenda.
The hidden agenda here is what he told the grand jury.
Critics, however, think the tribe has a hidden agenda.
They have an unstated agenda, and that hidden agenda is pure evil.
There's no hidden agenda to this robust and not terribly subtle tale of duplicity.
They are afraid the interviewer has a hidden agenda.
Must be my skeptical side always seeking the hidden agenda.
If an agenda is never brought out openly, it is a hidden agenda.
Remember that the group is continuously working on two levels at once: the surface level and the hidden agenda level.
Hidden agenda can only be revealed through direct observation and face-to-face interviews.