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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.
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