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secret service

noun

Simple Definition of secret service

  • the Secret Service : a U.S. government department in charge of protecting elected leaders of the U.S. and visiting leaders

  • : a government department that protects a country's secrets and obtains secret information about other countries

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of secret service

  1. 1 :  a governmental service of a secret nature

  2. 2 capitalized both Ss :  a division of the United States Treasury Department charged chiefly with the suppression of counterfeiting and the protection of the president

1706

First Known Use of secret service

1706


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