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English definition of “D-notice”

D-notice

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈdiːˌnəʊ.tɪs/ US  /-ˌnoʊ.t̬ɪs/
a British government instruction preventing particular information from being made public in order to protect the country : The D-notice was lifted after news of the computer theft was circulated by an international news agency .Government administration and organisation
(Definition of D-notice noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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