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Definition of secrecy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

secrecy

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsikrəsi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the fact of making sure that nothing is known about something; the state of being secret the need for absolute secrecy in this matter Everyone involved was sworn to secrecy. The whole affair is still shrouded in secrecy.
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