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View synonyms for out in the open

out in the open



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Also, out into the open . In or into public view or knowledge, as in I wish he wouldn't talk behind our backs but bring his complaints out in the open , or It's important to bring the merger plans out into the open . This term uses open to mean “an unconcealed state.” [c. 1940]

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tortuous

[tawr-choo-uhs ]

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