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secret agent

noun
1.
an agent of a secret service.
2.
(loosely) a person employed to collect the military secrets of one country and relay them to another, especially a person living in a foreign country while so working for his or her own nation; spy.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for secret-agent

secret agent

noun
1.
a person employed in espionage
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