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adjective secret pronunciation in British English /ˈsiːkrət/
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  1. deliberately not told to other people, or kept hidden from other people
    The diary records her most secret thoughts and feelings.
    Police discovered a secret bomb factory.
    keep something secret: The Minister denied that the report was being kept secret.
    secret talks: Secret talks were held in the hope of settling the dispute.
    a secret location: They are now at a secret location agreed with social services.
    1. a.
      not known about by many people
      We love coming here because it’s like a secret garden.
    2. c.
      informal deliberately not telling people things
      He can be the most secret man alive.


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