[ UK /sˈiːkɹəsˌi/ ]
[ US /ˈsikɹəsi/ ]
  1. the trait of keeping things secret
  2. the condition of being concealed or hidden
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How To Use secrecy In A Sentence

  • Frankly, my only concern was that the resident copperhead (don't ask; I've been sworn to secrecy) got out alive.
  • But this volume considerably expands our understanding by widening the regional sphere of comparison and by taking on board issues of secrecy, cultural heritage and museology.
  • They operate through autonomous cells, strict secrecy, and a refusal to engage the enemy's strength.
  • Perhaps the second most concerning misclaim being floated about the DP World deal is that it was conducted in secrecy. Ross Chanin: The Dubai Deal and Those Things Not Said
  • By their very nature, underworld deals are negotiated and sealed in cloak-and-dagger secrecy.
  • Though he is sworn to secrecy, Larry, stricken with guilt over offending a friend, spills the beans.
  • Ambassadors used to have a scent of mystery, secrecy and even of romance about them.
  • Snyder justified the secrecy because Eisenhower, since 1945, had suffered from “recurrent attacks of lower abdominal pain and distention.” Eisenhower 1956
  • Despite revelations of wrongdoing in high places during recent years, Ireland remains a society obsessed with secrecy.
  • The story of secrecy, scientific ethics and national security is macabre, grisly and disturbing.
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