Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ulterior /ʌl'tiəriə/
  • tính từ
    • về sau; sau, tương lai
    • kín đáo, không nói ra
      • an ulterior motive: một lý do không nói ra
Concise Dictionary
ʌl'tɪrɪə(r) /-'tɪər-
+lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
+beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote
+coming at a subsequent time or stage

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 hidden, concealed, covert, secret, unrevealed, undisclosed, unexpressed, private, personal, underlying, surreptitious, underhand(ed):
She had an ulterior motive for arriving early.
2 outside, beyond, further, remote, remoter:
What you propose is ulterior to our immediate plan.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
[only before noun] (of a reason for doing sth) that sb keeps hidden and does not admit: She must have some ulterior motive for being nice to me-what does she really want?

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