Secrecy meaning

sēkrĭ-sē
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The practice or habit of keeping secrets.

Swore him to secrecy.

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A tendency to keep things secret; practice or habit of being secretive.
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The quality or condition of being secret or hidden; concealment.

Work done in secrecy.

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The condition of being secret or concealed.
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The habit of keeping secrets.
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Origin of secrecy

  • Alteration of Middle English secretee from secret secret secret

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition