behind-the-scenes
adjective Date: 1850 1. being or working out of public view or in secret <
behind-the-scenes lobbying for more money
>
<
a behind-the-scenes player
>
2. revealing or reporting the hidden workings <
a behind-the-scenes account
>
<
a behind-the-scenes glimpse
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • behind the scenes — {adv. phr.} Out of sight; unknown to most people; privately. * /Much of the banquet committee s work was done behind the scenes./ * /John was president of the club, but behind the scenes Lee told him what to do./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • behind the scenes — {adv. phr.} Out of sight; unknown to most people; privately. * /Much of the banquet committee s work was done behind the scenes./ * /John was president of the club, but behind the scenes Lee told him what to do./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Behind the scenes — Scene Scene, n. [L. scaena, scena, Gr. skhnh a covered place, a tent, a stage.] 1. The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • behind-the-scenes — /bi huynd dheuh seenz /, adj. 1. happening or conducted out of view of the general public: The behind the scenes preparations made the convention a huge success. 2. held or kept privately by or among a few key or influential persons: behind the… …   Universalium

  • behind the scenes — phrasal 1. out of public view; also in secret 2. in a position to see the hidden workings < taken behind the scenes and told just how in fact the actual government…has operated William Clark > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Behind the Scenes (SPACE TV series) — Behind the Scenes is a Canadian television series original programme on Space. Debuting in 1997, the show takes a behind the scenes look and interviews various television series and mini series cast and film crew of shows on Space. Past behind… …   Wikipedia

  • Behind the Scenes (U.S. TV series) — Behind the Scenes was a 10 part series on arts aimed towards 8 to 12 year olds that was broadcast on PBS in 1992. The series was produced by Alice Stewart Trillin and hosted by Penn Teller. It was developed to illuminate the creative process… …   Wikipedia

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