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Princeton's WordNet

  1. open secret(noun)

    something that is supposed to be secret but is generally known

    "their love affair was an open secret"


  1. open secret(Noun)

    A fact that is widely known, but not acknowledged openly.

  2. open secret(Noun)

    Information that is not widely known, despite being freely available.


  1. Open secret

    An open secret is a concept or idea that is "officially" secret or restricted in knowledge, but is actually widely known; or refers to something which is widely known to be true, but which none of the people most intimately concerned are willing to categorically acknowledge in public.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of open secret in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of open secret in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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