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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clan·des·tine /klænˈdɛstən ||ˌtaɪn ||ˌtin ||ˈklændəs-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clan·des·tine a.  Conducted with secrecy; withdrawn from public notice, usually for an evil purpose; kept secret; hidden; private; underhand; as, a clandestine marriage.
 Syn: -- Hidden; secret; private; concealed; underhand; sly; stealthy; surreptitious; furtive; fraudulent.
  -- Clan*des*tine*ly, adv. -- Clan*des*tine*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods;
            "clandestine intelligence operations";
            "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines";
            "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a
            secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious
            mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation";
            "underground resistance" [syn: cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a),
             hugger-mugger, hush-hush, on the quiet(p), secret,
             surreptitious, undercover, underground]