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Translation of "secret" - English-Spanish dictionary

secret

adjective   /ˈsiː·krət/
B1 If something is secret, other people are not allowed to know about it. secreto a secret meeting I’ll tell you, but you must keep it secret.
secretly adverb /ˈsiː·krət·li/
B1 secretamente He secretly recorded their conversation.
noun   /ˈsiː·krət/
B1 something that you tell no one about or only a few people secreto I’m having a party for him but it’s a secret.
keep a secret
B1 to not tell anyone a secret guardar un secreto Can you keep a secret?
the best way of achieving something secreto What’s the secret of your success?
in secret
without telling other people en secreto For years they met in secret.
(Definition of secret from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

secret

adjective /ˈsiːkrit/
hidden from, unknown to, or not told to, other people secreto a secret agreement He kept his illness secret from everybody.
secrecy noun
the state of being or the act of keeping secret secreto, reserva Apparently he’s been sworn to secrecy.
secretive /-tiv/ adjective
inclined to conceal one’s activities, thoughts etc reservado, callado, cauteloso secretive behaviour/behavior.
secretively adverb
cautelosamente He’s been behaving very secretively recently.
secretiveness noun
reserva
secretly adverb
in such a way that others do not know, see etc en secreto He secretly copied the numbers down in his notebook.
secret agent noun
a spy. agente secreto
secret police noun
a police force whose activities are kept secret and which is concerned mostly with political crimes. policía secreta
in secret
secretly en secreto This must all be done in secret.
keep a secret
not to tell (something secret) to anyone else guardar un secreto You can’t trust her to keep a secret.
(Definition of secret from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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