undisclosed principal

Definition of "undisclosed principal"
  1. A hidden party for whom an agent acts, causing others to believe the agent is the main person involved, complicating the pursuit of the true principal if conflicts arise
How to use "undisclosed principal" in a sentence
  1. In the transaction, the identity of the undisclosed principal was skillfully kept secret.
  2. When disputes happened, they had difficulty identifying the undisclosed principal who was actually accountable.
  3. Having dealt primarily with the agent, they were not aware of the undisclosed principal behind the agreement.

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