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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 se·cre·cy /ˈsikrəsi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Se·cre·cy n.; pl. Secrecies
 1. The state or quality of being hidden; as, his movements were detected in spite of their secrecy.
 The Lady Anne,
 Whom the king hath in secrecy long married.   --Shak.
 2. That which is concealed; a secret. [R.]
 3. Seclusion; privacy; retirement. “The pensive secrecy of desert cell.”
 4. The quality of being secretive; fidelity to a secret; forbearance of disclosure or discovery.
    It is not with public as with private prayer; in this, rather secrecy is commanded than outward show.   --Hooker.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the trait of keeping things secret [syn: secretiveness, silence]
      2: the condition of being concealed or hidden [syn: privacy,
         privateness, concealment]