[<< wiktionary] trade secret
== English ==

=== Noun ===
trade secret (plural trade secrets)

(business) A formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, or compilation of information used by a business to obtain an advantage over competitors within the same industry or profession, which kept secret from those competitors or the public.

==== Translations ====

=== See also ===
industrial espionage

=== References ===
 trade secret on  Wikipedia.Wikipedia 
Directive (EU) 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure
trade secret at OneLook Dictionary Search

=== Anagrams ===