In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1secreto masculinothe secrecy surrounding their activities — el secreto / misterio que rodea sus actividades
- secrecy is vital — es fundamental que todo se mantenga en secreto
- the meeting was held in secrecy — la reunión se llevó a cabo en secreto
- I was told in (the) strictest secrecy — me lo dijeron muy confidencialmente
- Identification of the voter is simple and the secrecy of the ballot is preserved.
- Excessive secrecy cripples everyone's ability to act by hiding government mistakes and corruption.
- Bank secrecy was born; even law enforcement on the track of thieves could not pierce it.
- The process seems to have been finalised a few weeks ago and swaddled in the utmost secrecy.
- Is the veil of Soviet secrecy still shrouding the country?
- Granted, government secrecy has meant that hard facts about U.S. interrogation techniques are scarce.
- Can a government impose the secrecy that intelligence requires and still legitimately claim to be a democracy?
- Government secrecy breeds corruption, abuse of power and, ultimately, tyranny.
- Despite the heavy secrecy imposed on this radical program, a storm of opposition will be hard to avoid.
- A veil of secrecy has often shrouded the Oval Office.
- Tunisia already has 13 deportation detention centres, 11 of which operate in strictest secrecy.
- Supplying alcohol to the soldiers themselves requires the utmost operational secrecy.
- One of the most important principles of voting is the secrecy of the ballot.
- The discussions were subject to strict secrecy and had the character of a conspiracy.
- Later came the explanation that it was all a matter of official secrecy.
- Delegates at the 1787 Constitutional Convention maintained strict secrecy during the proceedings.
- We shook on it nonetheless, and promised each other to absolute secrecy.
- In an era of openness, honesty and transparency the official secrecy surrounding this case has been disturbing.
- Complete secrecy - even when the public has a sharp interest - can be toxic.
- They took an oath to preserve the secrecy of everything to do with the election.
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