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adverb secretly pronunciation in British English /ˈsiːkrətli/
  1. in a way that involves doing something without telling other people

    The videotapes were secretly recorded by the FBI.

    1. a.
      if you feel something secretly, you feel a particular way but do not admit it

      She was secretly pleased by his comments.



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