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the enemy within

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe enemy withinthe enemy withinpeople in a society etc that other people think are trying to secretly destroy or damage it efforts to label environmentalists as the enemy within enemy
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the enemy withinBut he's now an associate fellow at Templeton College in Oxford ... so is he viewed as the enemy within.Chapter 1 focuses on current efforts to label the poor, specifically poor women, as the enemy within.
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