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hidden

[hid-n] /ˈhɪd n/
adjective
1.
concealed; obscure; covert:
hidden meaning; hidden hostility.
verb
2.
past participle of hide1 .
Related forms
hiddenly, adverb
hiddenness, noun
half-hidden, adjective
unhidden, adjective
well-hidden, adjective
Synonyms
1. secret, veiled; occult.
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British Dictionary definitions for hiddenly

hidden

/ˈhɪdən/
verb
1.
a past participle of hide1
adjective
2.
concealed or obscured: a hidden cave, a hidden meaning
Derived Forms
hiddenly, adverb
hiddenness, noun
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Word Origin and History for hiddenly

hidden

adj.

past participle of hide (v.1); a Middle English formation (Old English had gehydd "hidden") on the model of ride/ridden, etc. Hidden persuaders (1957) was Vance Packard's term for "ad men."

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