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n. - The trait of keeping things hidden; The condition of being concealed or hidden.

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  • I must stress the need for absolute secrecy about the project.
  • This exercise in secrecy is part of a Clinton pattern that grows more worrisome all the time.
  • "Quite why the Bank has to keep its operations so shrouded in secrecy is a mystery to me," said Simon Ward, economist at New Star.
  • If they have to place holds in "secrecy" then it certainly sounds like dirty, dirty politics.
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