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top-se·cret

(tŏp′sē′krĭt)
adj.
1. Containing information whose unauthorized disclosure would pose the gravest threat to national security: authorized for access to top-secret reports.
2. Of or relating to top-secret information: top-secret clearance.
3. Accessible or known to authorized personnel only: a top-secret reconnaissance mission.

top-secret

adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) containing information whose disclosure would cause exceedingly grave damage to the nation and therefore classified as needing the highest level of secrecy and security
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.top-secret - the highest official level of classification of documentstop-secret - the highest official level of classification of documents
classified - official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation; "thousands of classified documents have now been declassified"
Translations

top-secret

[ˌtɒpˈsiːkrɪt] ADJde alto secreto

top-secret

[ˌtɒpˈsiːkrɪt] adjsegretissimo/a

top1

(top) noun
1. the highest part of anything. the top of the hill; the top of her head; The book is on the top shelf.
2. the position of the cleverest in a class etc. He's at the top of the class.
3. the upper surface. the table-top.
4. a lid. I've lost the top to this jar; a bottle-top.
5. a (woman's) garment for the upper half of the body; a blouse, sweater etc. I bought a new skirt and top.
adjective
having gained the most marks, points etc, eg in a school class. He's top (of the class) again.
verbpast tense, past participle topped
1. to cover on the top. She topped the cake with cream.
2. to rise above; to surpass. Our exports have topped $100,000.
3. to remove the top of.
ˈtopless adjective
1. having no top.
2. very high.
ˈtopping noun
something that forms a covering on top of something, especially food. a tart with a topping of cream.
top hat (ˈtopə) abbreviation ( topper )
a man's tall hat, worn as formal dress.
ˌtop-ˈheavy adjective
having the upper part too heavy for the lower. That pile of books is top-heavy – it'll fall over!
ˌtop-ˈsecret adjective
very secret.
at the top of one's voice
very loudly. They were shouting at the top(s) of their voices.
be/feel etc on top of the world
to feel very well and happy. She's on top of the world – she's just got engaged to be married.
from top to bottom
completely. They've painted the house from top to bottom.
the top of the ladder/tree
the highest point in one's profession.
top up
to fill (a cup etc that has been partly emptied) to the top. Let me top up your glass/drink.

top-secret

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