Definition of secret service in English:

secret service

Syllabification: se·cret serv·ice

noun

  • 1A government department concerned with espionage.
    More example sentences
    • I wonder if the Bulgarian secret services are spying on foreigners.
    • Several Allied secret services such as SOE were eager to assist in these tasks, sometimes with political objects in mind.
    • It is allowed to carry out surveillance like a secret service, and has the judicial powers of a regular police agency.
  • 2 (Secret Service) (In the US) a branch of the Department of Homeland Security responsible for providing protection to the president and investigating certain types of financial crime.

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