On 14/09/2020 8:40 a.m., Alexander Koryagin : All wrote:
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Ever since China claimed success in the secretive launch of an
experimental spacecraft, experts have been pondering over what it
could be and what it did in space.
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When will it be justified to say "secretive mission"
instead of "secret mission"?
I'd say that secretive implies that something about the launch was
known publicly in advance. Whereas, secret would imply total secrecy.
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