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leak

verb
 
/liːk/
If a container leaks, it allows liquid or gas to come out when it should not.
(水など)が漏れる, (水など)を漏らす
The bottle had leaked and the bag was all wet.
to tell people information that is secret
(秘密)を漏らす, (秘密)が漏れる
Details of the report had been leaked to the press.
(Definition of leak verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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