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English definition of “(the) word is/gets out”

(the) word is/gets out

a piece of news is known, especially if it was secret or if it will cause changes: The word is out that superstar Candice is to marry towards the end of this year.
(Definition of (the) word is/gets out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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