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secreteverb [T]

uk   us   /sɪˈkriːt/

secrete verb [T] (PRODUCE)

specialized biology (of animals or plants or their cells) to produce and release a liquid: Saliva is a liquid secreted by glands in or near the mouth.

secrete verb [T] (HIDE)

formal to put something in a place where it is unlikely to be found: He was arrested at the airport with a kilo of heroin secreted in his clothing.
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