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See the entry forsecreto.
-I secrete
Presentyoconjugation ofsecretar.
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofsecretar.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (confidential information)
a. secret
Si te cuento un secreto, ¿prometes no revelárselo a nadie?If I tell you a secret, do you promise to keep it?
2. (trick)
a. secret
Perdiste muchísimo peso en los últimos seis meses. ¿Cuál es tu secreto?You lost so much weight in the last six months. What's your secret?
3. (reserve)
a. secret
Se reunían en secreto porque no querían que nadie los viera juntos.They met in secret because they didn't want to be seen together.
b. secrecy
Dijo que había dejado el cigarrillo, pero descubrimos que seguía fumando en secreto.She told us she quit smoking, but we found out she continued smoking in secrecy.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (unrevealed)
a. secret
El dictador fue enterrado en un lugar secreto para evitar el vandalismo.The dictator was buried in a secret location to prevent vandalism.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (reservado)
a. secret
2. (confidencial)
a. confidential
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (en general)
a. secret
no es ningún secreto que el país atraviesa una crisisit's no secret that the country is going through a crisis
guardar un secretoto keep a secret
mantener algo en secretoto keep something secret
secreto bancariobanking confidentiality
secreto de confesiónsecrecy of the confessional
secreto de EstadoState o official secret
secreto profesionalprofessional secret
4. (law)
decretar el secreto sumarialto deny public access to information relating to a judicial investigation
secreto a vocesopen secret
5. (sigilo)
a. secrecy
en secretoin secret
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1 (confidencia) secret
alto secreto top secret; confiar o contar un secreto a algn to tell sb a secret; en secreto in secret; secretly; estar en el secreto to be in on the secret; guardar un secreto to keep a secret; hacer secreto de algo to be secretive about sth; keep sth secret
secreto a voces open secret
secreto de confesión (Religión) confessional secret
secreto de estado state secret
secreto de Polichinela open secret
secreto de sumario secreto sumarial
debido al secreto del sumario o sumarial because the matter is sub judice; se ha levantado el secreto sumarial sobre el caso reporting restrictions have been lifted
2 (clave) secret
el secreto está en la salsa the secret is in the sauce; ¿cuál es el secreto de su éxito? what is the secret of her success?
3 (reserva) secrecy
lo han hecho con mucho secreto they have done it in great secrecy
4 (cajón) secret drawer
5 (combinación) combination
todo es de lo más secreto it's all highly secret
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