anti-secrecy

adjective an·ti-se·cre·cy \ ˌan-tē-ˈsē-krə-sē , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antisecrecy

Definition of anti-secrecy

: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

First Known Use of anti-secrecy

1894


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