Secrecy Secretaire

Secret

Meanings and phrases

secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. not open or public; kept private or not revealed
  2. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; clandestine; cloak-and-dagger; hole-and-corner; hugger-mugger; hush-hush; surreptitious; undercover; underground
  3. not openly made known; unavowed
  4. communicated covertly
  5. not expressed; private
  6. (of information) given in confidence or in secret; confidential
  7. designed to elude detection; hidden
  8. having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; mysterious; mystic; mystical; occult; orphic
  9. hidden from general view or use; privy; secluded
  10. indulging only covertly
  11. the next to highest level of official classification for documents

secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
  2. something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; mystery; enigma; closed book
  3. information known only to a special group; arcanum

Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia; ASALA; Orly Group; 3rd October Organization

Secret Intelligence Service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas; MI; Military Intelligence Section 6

Secret Service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents; United States Secret Service; US Secret Service; USSS; SS

US Secret Service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents; United States Secret Service; USSS; Secret Service; SS

United States Secret Service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents; US Secret Service; USSS; Secret Service; SS

in secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in secrecy; not openly; secretly; on the Q.T.; on the QT

open secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. something that is supposed to be secret but is generally known
E.g.
  • So, it was an open secret.
  • It seems to have been an open secret that Sid was a regular user of marijuana.
  • The V8 reunion, this time for a full concert, was unadvertised but spread as an open secret.

secret agent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person secretly employed in espionage for a government; intelligence officer; intelligence agent; operative
E.g.
  • Prieur was also the first female French secret agent.
  • Anacleto is an inept secret agent with very bad luck.
  • He is considered the world's most dangerous secret agent.

secret approval

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing; connivance; tacit consent

secret ballot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vote in which each person's choice is secret but the totaled votes are public
E.g.
  • The secret ballot, party-line vote was 18-13.
  • Moreover, this was not a secret ballot.
  • Pending the other 53 MPs the election will then be held by secret ballot.

secret code

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a secret method of writing; cipher; cypher; cryptograph

secret plan

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); plot; game

secret police

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a police force that operates in secrecy (usually against persons suspected of treason or sedition)
E.g.
  • Plain-clothed secret police worked inside Spanish universities.
  • Tichý himself has been interrogated many times by the secret police since 1995.
  • Wahl betrayed Porter to Rapture's secret police to keep the Thinker for himself.

secret society

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers
E.g.
  • He joined the secret society Tiandihui as a young man.
  • He also was a member of St. Elmo, a secret society at Yale.
  • He belonged to no other secret society.

secret writing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of writing in code or cipher; cryptogram; cryptograph
  2. act of writing in code or cipher; cryptography; coding; steganography

trade secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a secret (method or device or formula) that gives a manufacturer an advantage over the competition
E.g.
  • It also applies with respect to trade secret licenses.
  • The definition of how SoH is evaluated can be a trade secret.
  • Coca-Cola's recipe is maintained as a corporate trade secret.

kept secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Doctor Browning's exit storyline is being kept secret.
  • At the time, the moves were all kept secret.
  • When Zhuge Liang died, news of his death was kept secret.

secret service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Finally, the Act granted £10,000 for home secret service.
  • Roelfzema had had enough of working with the secret service.
  • Of these, 657 reached the office of the Federal Chancellor on secret service routes.

top secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As long as the GDR existed, files on the manhunt were top secret.
  • In PRC, the health status of senior leaders is declared top secret.
  • Weinberg also participated in several top secret missions for the Allies.

secret societies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Before the uprising, anti-Qing secret societies were active in Wuhan.
  • It is thus difficult to clearly differentiate between the secret societies.
  • They are also used for study and meetings of student groups and secret societies.

secret identity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She is revealed to know Clark's secret identity as Superman.
  • Rudy was surprised to learn from Lois Superman's secret identity.
  • This disguise resembles Wonder Woman's secret identity of Diana Prince.

no secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His opposition to the Pope and the Jesuit order was no secret.
  • However, Edward's intent to summon them back to England was no secret.
  • Regardless, it was no secret to anyone that the Rube was there to be watched.

secret mission

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In September 1820, he undertook a secret mission in Germany on behalf of the Treasury.
  • In November 1915, Herbert was in Paris and Rome on a secret mission related to Albania.
  • In 1976, during a secret mission, Henry Kissinger threatened Bhutto and his colleagues.

secret meeting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The box has also functioned as an alternate secret meeting place for G.R.O.S.S., as the "Box of Secrecy".
  • In October 1686, Tada Kasuke summoned a dozen trustworthy farmers to a secret meeting held at a local Kumano Shrine.
  • But this first secret meeting would also be the last, as Narihira was due to depart that next day for Owari Province.

secret services

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He wrote a book about it and his secret services work called "No Other Choice".
  • During his term he re-structured the Italian police, civil protection and secret services.
  • In that position he re-structured the Italian police, civil protection and secret services.

secret agents

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • television series to design a special weapon for the show's secret agents.
  • The Sashin Gunung are patrons of ambassadors, assassins, and secret agents.
  • The programme follows the activities of Action Team, a team of British secret agents.

kept a secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His or her identity was kept a secret until the broadcast itself.
  • Laala Manaka's identity was kept a secret until the film was released in theaters.
  • The presence of Japanese POWs so near to Brisbane homes was kept a secret from locals.

secret weapon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was just spot-on and he became our secret weapon.
  • It is a secret weapon that will neutralize the Volturi's powers.
  • He gains access to a secret weapon, which will give him super strength.

secret organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • What initially looks like an accident could have been a deliberate maneuver of a secret organization.
  • Pankrác traveled in time again, helping the secret organization and gets for example to ancient Greece.
  • She subsequently agrees to use her abilities to help a mysterious secret organization called the Committee.

secret information

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Spies help agencies uncover secret information.
  • Spies often seek to obtain secret information from another source.
  • Both sides signed an agreement on mutual protection of secret information.

secret room

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He carries her into a secret room and revives her.
  • These include the sleeping quarters and the corridor of the "secret room".
  • Inside, they find a secret room and a book of horror stories written by Sarah Bellows.

secret negotiations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Americans opened direct secret negotiations with London, cutting out the French.
  • In secret negotiations in 1896, Spain turned down the United States' offers to buy Cuba.
  • In 1947, the Iraqi monarchy entered into secret negotiations with the British government.

secret documents

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • One judge who claimed to hold secret documents was later found decapitated.
  • At the CARIPLO Bank of Domaso were kept the secret documents taken from Benito Mussolini on 27 April 1945.
  • They also met Glading's agent within Royal Arsenal, George Whomack, and photographed some secret documents in the Holland Road safe house.

secret meetings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Prime Minister of Canada was the host, but no Canadians attended the secret meetings.
  • The Rossini Hall served as a ballroom, while the Egyptian Hall held numerous secret meetings.
  • The player can search suspect's rooms, confront them with evidence, and order cameras to record secret meetings.

dark secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He admitted that "he had been living with this dark secret."
  • This makes Carla suspect that Paul is keeping a dark secret from her.
  • However, Judy keeps a dark secret that causes a disturbing plot twist.

secret location

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In his secret location, he reveals his new Yellow Lantern Corps.
  • Until the next Feast of Pentecost, the cross is kept at a secret location.
  • It is housed in an apartment at a secret location in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.

secret agreement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Quebec Agreement was a secret agreement.
  • Galician Protocol The Galician Protocol was a secret agreement created in Berlin.
  • There is some dispute as to whether removing the missiles from Italy was part of the secret agreement.

secret military

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was a settlement serving a secret military installation.
  • It was not patented, since it was a secret military project.
  • It was also tasked with organizing secret military resistance groups in Tromsø in German-occupied Norway in 1943.

made no secret

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Knox made no secret of his view that disestablishment in Ireland was inevitable.
  • Because he made no secret of being against Fascism, the Nazis in the prison camp bullied him, just as they did with other anti-fascists.
  • The brothers have also made no secret of their use of marijuana and have previously turned down an offer to do anti-marijuana commercials.

secret passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The house was connected by a secret passage to the adjacent Anglican church.
  • Meanwhile, Craig has entered the house and accidentally discovers the secret passage.
  • The residents all evacuate through a secret passage to the woods behind the community.

secret government

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • That same evening, a secret government organization called Sector 7 arrests Sam and Mikaela Banes, and captures Bumblebee.
  • The team saved troubled charter planes, rescued helicopter pilots, transported air freight, even ran secret government missions.
  • An attempt to volunteer for the Royal Air Force during World War II was refused because Decca was involved in top secret government research.

secret relationship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Branwell entered into a secret relationship with his employer's wife, Lydia Robinson.
  • Huey and Felicia have been carrying on a secret relationship since the day she sang live on the radio.
  • While they kept their relationship a secret, Ching Yeuk Chan steadily grew tired of their secret relationship.
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