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English definition of “secrecy”

secrecy

noun [U]     /ˈsiː.krə.si/
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 .Secrecy and privacy
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