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secretive

Pronunciation: /ˈsiːkrətɪv/

Translation of secretive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [person/behavior] reservado, hermético to be secretive about sth/sb ser* reservado en lo que respecta a algo/algn
    Example sentences
    • Now that's led to people saying we're secretive and that we're close mouthed.
    • She is secretive about her past and we do not pressure her to reveal it.
    • He'd become somewhat of a secretive guy during the past few months.
    Example sentences
    • The story was originally dealt with in a secretive way that led to speculation that the injury could be very serious.
    • Staff at Camp Bondsteel rarely venture outside the compound and their activities are secretive.
    • Her work is similarly secretive and intensely private.

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