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lying beyond what is obvious or avowed

following something else in time

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lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)

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beyond or outside an area of immediate interest

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coming at a subsequent time or stage

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The campaign of vilification and slander against the Finance Minister despite the said judgment goes on for ulterior motives.
That even earlier the Hudabiya Paper Mills case was thrown out by the Lahore High court, as far back as 1996, yet unscrupulous elements keep referring to it for ulterior purposes.
He was not standing for parliament and had no ulterior motive.
Hmm, there couldn't be an ulterior motive behind this grotesque spending spree on top Welsh talent, could there?
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Islam never allows anybody to use its sacred name for achieving one's own ulterior ends.
The person who made these remarks, if he's not ignorant, then he has ulterior motives," Reuters quoted Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying as saying.
The patriarch who designated what he termed as "dates of Catechism readings in all Catholic schools to be overseen by senior prelates, concluded on a note that a just and genuine peace must in the spirit of Christian Church teachings be based on a deep sense of humanity and tolerance devoid of hatred or ulterior evil thoughts.
According to Rizaov, the ulterior motive of the allegedly new condition in the European Commission's report on Macedonia is a new stronger pressure to solve the country's name imposed by neighboring Greece.
EVERYTHING letter writer Ted Prest says is right on, there is an ulterior motive to run down the airport so they can sell off the land for housing/turn it into a freight cargo airport only, that means flights morning noon and night.
WE frequently lament the idea that multi-millionaire footballers have lost touch with the common man - and then, when Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse takes a stand against legalised loan sharks by refusing to wear the name of his club's sponsor Wonga, we cynically assume ulterior motives.
Comic Relief's Big Chat with Graham Norton (BBC Three, Thursday, 7pm) | WE all know Graham Norton loves a good chat, but this time around he has an ulterior motive; he's attempting to break the Guinness world record for the number of questions asked during a TV show.
Last season Myles started spending a lot more time with Gerry Supple at the local points and just when we thought he was getting properly enthused by the sport it became clear he had an ulterior motive - he was trying to spend more time with Emma Buck, sister of Gerry's longtime partner, successful pointto-point rider Jo Buck
Patricia Clarkson (above) is on good form as the headmistress who might have an ulterior motive for taking on a new pupil, and fans of the genre will always be pleased to see cult hero Bruce Campbell.
The letter also accused CBI Joint Director Lakshminarayana of "having an ulterior motive behind the YSR chief's arrest.