hacking Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hackingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhækɪŋ/ IT
the ​activity of ​illegally using a ​computer to ​accessinformationstored on another ​computersystem or to ​spread a ​computer virus: Hacking is now much more sophisticated and ​harder to detect than a few ​years ago.
(Definition of hacking from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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