under-the-counter

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under-the-counter

[uhn-der-thuh-koun-ter]
adjective
1.
(of merchandise) sold clandestinely.
2.
illegal; unauthorized: under-the-counter payments.

Origin:
1945–50

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Exceptions to the code would be if the dishwasher is an under-the-counter unit or comes with a factory-installed exhaust system.
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