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English definition of “get out”

get out

(BECOME KNOWN) phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
If news or information gets out, people hear about it although someone is trying to keep it secret : I don't want it to get out that I'm leaving before I've had a chance to tell Anthony.Revealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of get out (BECOME KNOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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