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Spanish translation of “secret”

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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