hermeticism

noun, often capitalized
her·​met·​i·​cism | \ (ˌ)hər-ˈme-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce hermeticism (audio) \

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But despite the hermeticism, Aramco has a good tale to tell. The Economist, "Behind the veil of Saudi Aramco," 21 Sep. 2017

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1897, in the meaning defined above

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