Origin of secret service
OTHER WORDS FROM secret servicesecret-service, adjective
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How to use secret service in a sentence
His theory is that Silverview’s portrayal of the secret service as fragmented and directionless hit too close to home for his father’s comfort, especially as a former employee himself.John le Carré’s Silverview Is Not the Defining Final Chapter of a Literary Career|Dan Stewart|October 12, 2021|Time
In secret, before the referendum, the council went ahead and fluoridated the water anyway.
The death toll, which experts believe has been significantly undercut by secret burials, stands at 7,905.
Yazbek tells The Daily Beast that the traffickers guarantee their service, and they treat the Syrian refugees with respect.
Like any service for hire, it is extremely important for the traffickers to provide a reputable service, criminal as it is.
Henri Paul actually worked for the French Secret Service and he had €200,000 in his account when he only earned €30,000 a year.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The proceedings of the day commenced with divine service, performed by Unitarian and Baptist ministers.
The badness of the gunpowder used by the Mexicans, was again of great service to us.
The remarkable thing was that all the hurrying people she met seemed also each of them to be on a secret and mystic errand.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
He began his military career at the age of 11, and continued in the service nearly 60 years.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for secret service (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for secret service (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for secret service
A division of the United States Department of the Treasury, responsible for apprehending counterfeiters; investigating a variety of federal crimes; and protecting presidents and their families, presidential candidates, and foreign dignitaries visiting the United States.