Definition of in secret in English:

in secret

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  • Without others knowing.

    ‘Is it acceptable that MPs should have the privilege of voting in secret?’
    • ‘He took them quickly and in secret, hiding the camera under a long, shabby overcoat.’
    • ‘Old forms of government have every reason to operate in secret, while denying just that privilege to subjects.’
    • ‘This deal was done entirely in secret, allegedly to prevent skyrocketing of land prices in the area.’
    • ‘There is nothing in the order that requires that these proceedings occur in secret.’
    • ‘There's also a guest appearance by the heartthrob singer whom she married in secret last June.’
    • ‘The man presumed to be Richard was buried in secret at a monastery in Hertfordshire and his remains moved to Westminster.’
    • ‘But the one was kept away from key witnesses, the other meets in secret and reports only to the prime minister.’
    • ‘But the most interesting evidence of the day may have been held in secret.’
    • ‘In typically British style, the deliberations were conducted in secret.’
    secretly, without anyone knowing, in private, privately, in confidence, confidentially, behind closed doors, behind the scenes, behind someone's back, under cover, under the counter, discreetly, unobserved, quietly, furtively, stealthily, on the sly, on the quiet, privily, conspiratorially, covertly, clandestinely, on the side
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