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English definition of “WikiLeaks”


noun     /ˈwɪkiliːks/ POLITICS, INTERNET
an organization that publishes on the internet information from secret documents , emails , and recordings from governments , companies , political parties , etc.: In 2010 Wikileaks began publishing a series of leaked US embassy cables .
(Definition of WikiLeaks noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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