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Can someone tell me what ように means in this phrase?

あの人にそんな秘密があるようには全く見えないがな。

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ように見える

can often be translated as "looks like". In your case,

あの人にそんな秘密があるようには全く見えないがな
He really didn't look like somebody, who was keeping such a secret.

This よう would be this one, written 様 and meaning amongst others "look, appearance".

There are lots of questions about よう(に). Reading some of them might be helpful as well.

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thank you very much –  Homura Rin Mar 2 '13 at 15:55
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