inner circle

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inner circle (plural inner circles)

  1. (idiomatic) The closest of friends of a person.
    • 1921, Edward W. Bok, The Americanization of Edward Bok:
      It was upon his return to London that Bok learned, through the confidence of a member of the British “inner circle,” the amazing news that the war was practically over: that Bulgaria had capitulated and was suing for peace; ...