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English definition of “leak”

leak

noun [C]     /liːk/
an opening through which liquid or gas can escape from a pipe or container , or the liquid or gas that escapes : fuel / gas / oil leaks
the act of allowing secret information to become publicly known : The leak of the top-secret discussions will be a huge embarrassment to the company .
(Definition of leak noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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