top secret Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “top secret” in the English Dictionary

"top secret" in British English

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top secretadjective

uk   us  
(of ​information) ​extremelysecret and not to be told to anyone ​outside a ​particulargroup of ​people: These ​papers are ​topsecret. [before noun] a top-secret ​militaryresearchproject
(Definition of top secret from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"top-secret" in American English

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top-secretadjective [not gradable]

(also top secret,  us   /ˈtɑp ˈsi·krɪt/ )  us   /ˈtɑpˈsi·krɪt/
very secret and not to be told or ​shown to anyone ​apart from a ​specialgroup of ​people
(Definition of top-secret from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"top-secret" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˌtɒpˈsiːkrət/
extremely ​secret, and not to be told or shown to anyone outside a particular ​group: top-secret ​documents/​information a top-secret ​meeting/​mission/​project
(Definition of top-secret from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “top secret”
in Turkish çok gizli…
in Russian совершенно секретный…
in Chinese (Simplified) (情报)绝密的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (情報)絕密的…
in Polish ściśle tajny…
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