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secret (ˈsiːkrɪt Pronunciation for secret

Translations

adjective

  1. [meeting, mission, talks, information, location, documents] secretète   ⇒ a secret mission une mission secrète

    keep it secret n'en parle à personne

    to keep sth secret from sb cacher qch à qn, ne pas révéler qch à qn

    to be a secret drinker boire en cachette

  2. [passage, drawer, door] secretète
  3. [vote, ballot] secretète

noun

  1. (gen) secret m   ⇒ It's a secret. C'est un secret.   ⇒ Can you keep a secret? Tu sais garder un secret?

    to make no secret of sth ne pas faire mystère de qch

    in secret en secret

  2. (= way of achieving sth) secret m

    the secret of success le secret du succès

    the secret of staying young le secret pour rester jeune

Similar Words

= undisclosed, unknown, confidential, underground, classified, undercover, unpublished, top secret, under wraps, unrevealed
= concealed, hidden, disguised, covered, camouflaged, unseen,
= undercover, covert, furtive, shrouded, behind someone's back, conspiratorial, underhand, hush-hush, surreptitious, cloak-and-dagger, backstairs,
= mysterious, cryptic, abstruse, classified, esoteric, occult, clandestine, arcane, recondite, cabbalistic,
= private affair, confidence, skeleton in the cupboard

'secret' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: سِرِّيّPronunciation for سِرِّيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: secretoPronunciation for secreto secreta
  • Chinese: 秘密的Pronunciation for 秘密的
  • Croatian: tajniPronunciation for tajni tajna
  • Czech: tajnýPronunciation for tajný
  • Danish: hemmeligPronunciation for hemmelig
  • Dutch: geheimPronunciation for geheim
  • European Spanish: secretoPronunciation for secreto secreta
  • Finnish: salainenPronunciation for salainen
  • French: secretPronunciation for secret
  • German: geheimPronunciation for geheim
  • Greek: μυστικόςPronunciation for μυστικός μυστική
  • Italian: segretoPronunciation for segreto segreta
  • Japanese: 秘密のPronunciation for 秘密の
  • Korean: 비밀의Pronunciation for 비밀의
  • Norwegian: hemmeligPronunciation for hemmelig
  • Polish: tajnyPronunciation for tajny tajna
  • Portuguese: secretoPronunciation for secreto secreta
  • Romanian: secret secret, secretă, secreți, secrete
  • Russian: тайныйPronunciation for тайный тайная
  • Spanish: secretoPronunciation for secreto secreta
  • Swedish: hemligPronunciation for hemlig hemligt
  • Thai: เป็นความลับPronunciation for เป็นความลับ
  • Turkish: gizliPronunciation for gizli
  • Ukrainian: секретний
  • Vietnamese: bí mậtPronunciation for bí mật
  • Arabic: سِرّPronunciation for سِرّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: segredoPronunciation for segredo
  • Chinese: 秘密Pronunciation for 秘密
  • Croatian: tajnaPronunciation for tajna
  • Czech: tajemstvíPronunciation for tajemství
  • Danish: hemmelighedPronunciation for hemmelighed
  • Dutch: geheimPronunciation for geheim
  • European Spanish: secretoPronunciation for secreto
  • Finnish: salaisuusPronunciation for salaisuus
  • French: secretPronunciation for secret
  • German: GeheimnisPronunciation for Geheimnis Geheimnisse
  • Greek: μυστικόPronunciation for μυστικό
  • Italian: segretoPronunciation for segreto
  • Japanese: 秘密Pronunciation for 秘密
  • Korean: 비밀Pronunciation for 비밀
  • Norwegian: hemmelighetPronunciation for hemmelighet
  • Polish: sekretPronunciation for sekret
  • Portuguese: segredoPronunciation for segredo
  • Romanian: secret secrete
  • Russian: секретPronunciation for секрет
  • Spanish: secretoPronunciation for secreto
  • Swedish: hemlighetPronunciation for hemlighet
  • Thai: ความลับPronunciation for ความลับ
  • Turkish: sırPronunciation for sır
  • Ukrainian: секрет
  • Vietnamese: điều bí mậtPronunciation for điều bí mật

Example Sentences Including 'secret'

Francis Mer a ainsi suivi l' avis négatif de la commission consultative du secret de la défense nationale ( CCSDN ).
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Il invite les nouveaux députés à procéder à l' élection du président , à bulletin secret.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Ils ont cherché à vous mettre en colère pour vous faire trahir le secret.
Arnaud, Georges-Jean Les moulins à nuages
J' ai eu tant de chagrin que j' ai gardé ce secret pour moi..
Marie Claire
Je l' imagine bien ouvrant une à une les portes de mon histoire et gardant pour elle l' ultime secret.
Ben Jelloun, Tahar La nuit sacrée
Pour Me Mendelsohn , cette loi " est un faux nez qui ne modifiera rien au principe du secret ".
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Une nouvelle peur hante désormais les esprits inquiets : celle du secret.
Léauthier, André & Ploquin, Frédéric Les flics, 120 000 inconnus

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