supersecrecy

noun
su·​per·​se·​cre·​cy | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈsē-krə-sē How to pronounce supersecrecy (audio) \

Definition of supersecrecy

: the habit or practice of maintaining a very high level of privacy and concealment : extreme secrecy The $18 billion federal agency … was the embodiment of supersecrecy.— Richette L. Haywood The company's Kremlin-style culture of supersecrecy is part of the legacy of Steve Jobs, who was obsessed with keeping Apple product development far from public view.— Therese Poletti

First Known Use of supersecrecy

1915, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Supersecrecy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supersecrecy. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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