black op

or black operation


noun
  1. Often black ops . a secret mission or campaign carried out by a military, governmental, or other organization, typically one in which the organization conceals or denies its involvement: Some national intelligence agencies use black ops to undermine enemy governments.The company even resorted to an industrial black op to steal secrets from its competitor.

Origin of black op

1
First recorded in 1940–50

Words Nearby black op

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