anti-secrecy

adjective

an·​ti-se·​cre·​cy
ˌan-tē-ˈsē-krə-sē,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-secrecy (audio)
variants or less commonly antisecrecy
: serving or intended to prevent or restrict the concealment of information especially by governments
anti-secrecy laws
These antisecrecy trends and inclinations sometimes interact to convince administrations, Congresses, and intelligence agency heads that they must release various historical intelligence documents.Michael Warner

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-secrecy was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-secrecy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-secrecy. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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