semi·​se·​cret | \ ˌse-mē-ˈsē-krət How to pronounce semisecret (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-\

Definition of semisecret

: not publicly announced but widely known nevertheless

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In truth, Bem had no formal funding for his semisecret research program. Daniel Engber, Slate Magazine, "Daryl Bem Proved ESP Is Real," 17 May 2017

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1852, in the meaning defined above

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