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

Examples of anti-secrecy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The anti-secrecy organization’s earliest files pertaining to Assange’s activities online date back 30 years. Dell Cameron Matt Burgess, WIRED, 26 Mar. 2024 In 2015, the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks revealed that the NSA had spied on 35 targets in Japan, including cabinet members and the corporation Mitsubishi. Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post, 7 Aug. 2023

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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