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secrecy

noun [U] uk   /ˈsiː.krə.si/ us  
the state of being secret or of keeping something secret: The content of her report is shrouded in secrecy (= being kept secret). I'd love to tell you about it, but Martin's sworn me to secrecy (= made me promise not to tell anyone). There has been strong criticism of the secrecy surrounding the negotiations.
Translations of “secrecy”
in Korean 비밀 유지…
in Arabic سِرَية…
in Portuguese segredo, sigilo, reserva…
in Catalan secretisme, reserva…
in Japanese 機密性, 秘密主義…
in Italian segretezza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密,保密…
in Russian секретность…
in Turkish gizlilik, mahremiyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密…
in Polish tajemnica…
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