- IPA: /ˈsiːkɹəsi/
- Concealment; the condition of being secret or hidden.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter II, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314 ↗, page 0147 ↗:
- Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, […]. Even such a boat as the Mount Vernon offered a total deck space so cramped as to leave secrecy or privacy well out of the question, even had the motley and democratic assemblage of passengers been disposed to accord either.
- The habit of keeping secrets.
- French: secret
- German: Geheimhaltung
- Italian: segretezza, riserbo
- Portuguese: sigilo
- Russian: засекреченность
- Spanish: secreto
- French: secrétisme
- German: Geheimniskrämerei, Geheimnistuerei
- Portuguese: secretismo
- Spanish: secretismo