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English definition of “leak”

leak

noun [C] (INFORMATION)    /liːk/
C2 the origin of secret information which becomes known , or the act of making it known : There have been several security leaks recently . They traced the leak to a secretary in the finance department .Revealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of leak noun (INFORMATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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