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secret service

secret service

 
pronunciation:
si kriht suhr vihs
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a government service that conducts espionage and other undercover operations so as to gain knowledge of, and often to frustrate the activities of, hostile individuals, groups, and governments.
similar words:
intelligence
definition 2: (caps.) a branch of the U.S. Treasury that provides protection for the President and investigates and arrests counterfeiters.
derivation: secret-service (adj.)