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hidden agenda

A secret goal or an ulterior motive. I didn't trust Julie when she started being really nice to me out of the blue. It felt like she had a hidden agenda. I'm starting to wonder if the boss has a hidden agenda because he promised me the job but now he won't return my calls.
See also: agenda, hidden

at the top of the/(one's) agenda

Prioritized as the most important thing to discuss or address. Yes, the new dress code is at the top of my agenda to discuss with the principal. What do you think is at the top of the agenda for today's meeting?
See also: agenda, of, top

on (one's) agenda

Planned by one to be discussed, engaged in, or acted upon. I don't mind touching on it briefly, but a big classroom debate on the matter is not on my agenda. She made it clear that bringing forward legislation to address climate change will be on her agenda for her time in office.
See also: agenda, on

on the agenda

Planned to be discussed, engaged in, or acted upon. I don't mind touching on it briefly, but a big classroom debate on the matter is not on the agenda. She made it clear that bringing forward legislation to address climate change will be on the agenda for her time in office.
See also: agenda, on

set the agenda

To dictate the course of action or the items that will be discussed, typically as a show of authority. The CEO made it clear from his first day that he would be setting the agenda for the company and its future. Dan likes to set the agenda at these meetings, so just roll with it if he changes the order of the presentations.
See also: agenda, set

high on the/(one's) agenda

Prioritized as the most important thing to discuss or address. Yes, the new dress code is high on my agenda to discuss with the principal. What do you think is high on the agenda for today's meeting?
See also: agenda, high, on

(a) hidden agenda

Fig. a secret plan; a concealed plan; a plan disguised as a plan with another purpose. I am sure that the chairman has a hidden agenda. I never did trust him anyway.
See also: agenda, hidden

a hidden agenda

COMMON If someone has a hidden agenda, they are secretly trying to achieve something while they appear to be doing something else. The unions fear these tactics are part of a hidden agenda to reduce pay and conditions throughout the company. The hidden agenda of the Government's prison privatisation policy seems to have been exposed. Note: An agenda is a list of things that need to be dealt with, for example at a meeting.
See also: agenda, hidden

a hidden agenda

a person's real but concealed aims and intentions.
1993 New Scientist I hear that the physics community is fearful the government has a hidden agenda and intends eventually to close the Daresbury Laboratory.
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Various issues were brought onto agenda during the period of this study.
Findings from this research indicate three subnetworks for the issues on the media agenda. These subnetworks suggest dense connections between the accounts sharing the same modularity class, but sparse connections across different modularity classes (see Figure 1).
Speaking on the same issue while addressing the church council, the minister stated that he will continue to attend the Northern meeting of the ACF as long as the Middle Belt has refused to come up with an organization with a clear cut agenda.
Pakistan, she said, was among the pioneers, demonstrating and mobilizing full political support and ownership of the sustainable development agenda.
We will not allow anyone to derail Jubilee's agenda. Going forward, we are firm and resolve in what we are doing,' said Ruto.
The studies conducted by researcher Iyengar and Kinder (1987) in which agenda of issues of US defence or environmental pollution were studied.
"Is this an agenda of development, or is this a communal agenda?
- Agenda setting basica: estudio del impacto de la agenda mediatica en la agenda publica atendiendo a la relevancia de los objetos (primer nivel de la agenda).
The council's 2018 agenda was approved during its meeting chaired by Shaikh Hamdan on Tuesday.
The protesting members said the agenda included the FATA Reforms Bill and questioned why it was changed.
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The single most effective yet under-utilized tool in a salesperson's arsenal is "The Agenda."
The reality of a hidden agenda is so constant that only the most naive can assume a life without it.
Supermassive Games, the developer behind "Until Dawn," has announced a new game called "Hidden Agenda" during Sony's E3 2017 press conference.
En consecuencia, el interes de este trabajo reside en problematizar, mediante una revision de la literatura relativa al proceso de agenda building, el tipo de relacion que los medios entablan con aquellos actores--las fuentes de informacion, los lideres politicos, los otros medios de comunicacion, entre otros--que contribuyen a configurar sus menus de temas.