Operative and Stool pigeon


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Operative noun – A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Usage example: CIA operatives take terrible risks to find out the secrets of foreign countries

Stool pigeon and operative are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Stool pigeon" instead a noun "Operative".
Nearby Words: operate, operation, operator, operating, operated
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Stool pigeon

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Stool pigeon noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Operative and stool pigeon are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Operative" instead a noun phrase "Stool pigeon".
Synonyms for Stool pigeon
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