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trade secret

a secret formula, technique, process, etc., known and used to advantage by only one manufacturer
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New Delhi [India], May 26 ( ANI ): After topping the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examination, Meghna Srivastava on Saturday revealed that there was no secret formula for her success and it was her consistent hard work that had paid off.
So SpongeBob (Tom Kenny) and friends build a photobooth time machine to find the secret formula.
While glowing car paint is already available, as are glow-in-the-dark car wraps, the bespoke, ultravioletenergised paint created for Nissan is unique thanks to its secret formula made of entirely organic materials.
We learned at the end of series one that the secret formula has been hidden in Jessica's blood.
James Jay, brother of John, went to the grave with his secret formula.
Naturally, everyone wants the secret formula - from the US government to unscrupulous psychopaths who enjoy torturing the information out of Rachel's colleagues.
She said that the PM must tell everybody the secret formula that keeps his money growing while making the nation poorer and poorer.
Before you pick up the phone to ask about his secret formula, the 47-year-old Sharp, who works for an engineering company, admit s it's nothing to do with him.
"There's no secret formula. We're just knuckling down and it's amazing what a bit of momentum can do."
She told them: "I don't know what the secret formula is and I haven't always got it right but you have to take risks and learn who you are.
It's no longer good enough to lock up the secret formula under lock and key.
"By sharing this secret formula experience with our consumers we celebrate the rich history of the brand's beginnings and the moments of refreshment and happiness to come for future generations," he said.