Double agent and Spy

Double agent

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Double agent noun – A spy who works for two mutually antagonistic countries.
Spy is a synonym for double agent in spy for two nations topic. In some cases you can use "Spy" instead a noun phrase "Double agent".
Synonyms for Double agent


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Spy noun – A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Usage example: the government spy risked his life every day in the fight against global terrorism

Double agent is a synonym for spy in secret agent topic. You can use "Double agent" instead a noun "Spy", if it concerns topics such as undercover agent.
Nearby Word: spying
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  • He Also Did Arthur Ransome wrote the famous British children's adventure series Swallows and Amazons, as well as its Expanded Universe cousins; meanwhile he was a spy and Double Agent, and wrote several instructional manuals of fighting and survival skills.
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  • Femme Fatale Spy She was a spy for the French, but was convicted of being a double agent for Germany and was eventually executed by firing squad by the French.
  • Alias: Let's see: Danny dies, Jack is a spy, Sydney has been playing the villain's side by accident, Jack is actually a double agent, Sydney becomes a double agent.
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