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leakage

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈliː.kɪdʒ/

leakage noun [C or U] (LIQUID/GAS)

the act of leaking or the leak itself: The leakage was traced to an oil pipe in the cellar. A lot of water is wasted through leakage.

leakage noun [C or U] (INFORMATION)

Translations of “leakage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體或氣體, 洩漏, 滲漏…
in Russian утечка, протечка…
in Turkish akıntı, sızıntı, kaçırma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体或气体, 泄漏, 渗漏…
in Polish przeciekanie, wyciekanie…
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