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It cannot remain a secret much longer.
I can’t tell you what she said – it’s a secret.
He was accused of selling business secrets to competitors.
Your secret is safe with me (=I will not tell anyone).
The secret is out (=everyone knows about it).
Can you promise to keep a secret?
Mandela kept his work a secret from the prison authorities.
Listen, I’ll let you in on a little secret.
What secrets of the universe will the new telescope reveal?
She always looks so slim – I wish I knew her secret.
The secret is always to warm the pot before putting in the tea.
The secret of our success is having highly skilled workers.
This is the American English definition of secret. View British English definition of secret.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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