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English definition of “hear (sth) on/through the grapevine”

hear (sth) on/through the grapevine

to hear news from someone who heard the news from someone else: I heard on the grapevine that he was leaving - is it true?
(Definition of hear (sth) on/through the grapevine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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