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Meaning of “in secret” in the English Dictionary

"in secret" in British English

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in secret

B2 in a ​privateplace with no one ​elsepresent and without other ​peopleknowing: The ​negotiators were ​meeting in secret for several ​months before the ​peaceagreement was made ​public. only in someone's ​thoughts, without ​telling other ​people: He says he ​loathes her, but I ​think in secret he really ​likes her.
(Definition of in secret from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in secret”
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密地,暗地里, 在内心里, 在脑海里…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密地,暗地裡, 在內心裡, 在腦海裡…
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