official secret Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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official secretnoun [C]

uk   us   UK
a ​piece of ​information that is ​known only by the ​government and ​itsemployees: She was ​accused of ​leaking (= ​telling)officialsecrets to the ​newspapers.
(Definition of official secret from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “official secret”
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家机密,官方机密…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家機密,官方機密…
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