Meaning of “top secret” in the English Dictionary

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"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 special group of people

(Definition of “top-secret” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"top-secret" in Business English

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top-secretadjective

uk /ˌtɒpˈsiːkrət/ us

extremely secret, and not to be told or shown to anyone outside a particular group:

a top-secret meeting/mission/project

(Definition of “top-secret” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)