Definitions for secretiveˈsi krɪ tɪv, sɪˈkri-
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close, closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlipped(adj)
inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
"although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
Having an inclination to secrecy.
tending to secrete, or to keep secret or private; as, a secretive disposition
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They're so secretive these days, when we did the first one no one cared.
Civil aviation over the Baltic Sea was endangered because of the secretive way the airplanes flew.
I've worked with the Clinton administration and I've worked with the Bush administration. And this administration is more secretive.
Its not a pleasant topic. It's easier just to ignore it and hope it will go away (but) when we are defensive and secretive, the results are disastrous.
These were first Russian fighters intercepted by NATO's Baltic air police this year, civil aviation over the Baltic Sea was endangered because of the secretive way the airplanes flew.
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- كَتُوم, مُتَكَتِّم, مُتَحَفِّظArabic
- tajnůstkářský, sekrečníCzech
- verschlossen, heimlichtuerischGerman
- ծածկամիտ, գաղտնապահArmenian
- gereserveerd, geslotenDutch
- tajemniczy, skrytyPolish
- скрытный, замкнутыйRussian
- tinëzar, tinzarAlbanian
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