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- Behind the scenery and stage area; backstage.
- In secret; out of public view.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. behind the scenery of a theater; out of the view of the audience, but in sight of the actors, machinery, etc.; hence, conversant with the hidden motives and agencies of what appears to public view.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. designed and carried out secretly or confidentially
From behind + the + scenes. (Wiktionary)