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English definition of “in secret”

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in secret

B2 in a private place with no one else present and without other people knowing: The negotiators were meeting in secret for several months before the peace agreement was made public. only in someone's thoughts, without telling other people: He says he loathes her, but I think in secret he really likes her.
Translations of “in secret”
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密地,暗地裡, 在內心裡, 在腦海裡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密地,暗地里, 在内心里, 在脑海里…
(Definition of in secret from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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