not speak a word

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Definition of not speak a word

: to not tell anyone else anything (about something) Do not speak a word of this to anyone else.

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“Not speak a word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20speak%20a%20word. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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