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omertà

[ aw-mer-tah; English oh-mer-tuh ]
/ ˌɔ mɛrˈtɑ; English oʊˈmɛr tə /
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noun Italian.
secrecy sworn to by oath; code of silence.
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British Dictionary definitions for omertà

omertà
/ Italian (omerˈta) /

noun
a conspiracy of silence
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