1. I〔裏側〕the back [《口》 the flip] side ((of a record))
    • 裏面を見よ
    • Over./Please turn over.(▼《英略》 PTO, pto)/Continued overleaf.
  1. II〔物事の隠された面〕the inside
    • 今度の事件の裏面は分からない
    • I have no inside knowledge about this incident.
    • 裏面に色々事情がある
    • There is more to it than meets the eye.
    • 彼が裏面でしきりに動いていた
    • He was very active behind the scenes.
    • 誰が裏面工作をやっているのですか
    • Who is pulling the strings (backstage)?
    • 日米交渉の裏面史
    • the inside history [story] of the Japanese-American negotiations