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leakagenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈliː.kɪdʒ/  us   /ˈliː.kɪdʒ/
the ​act of ​leaking or the ​leak itself: The leakage was ​traced to an ​oilpipe in the ​cellar. A lot of ​water is ​wasted through leakage.
making ​knownsecretinformation
(Definition of leakage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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leakagenoun [U]

 us   /ˈli·kɪdʒ/
the ​condition of ​leaking: The ​cause of the leakage of the ​chemical is under ​investigation, he said.
(Definition of leakage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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leakagenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈliːkɪdʒ/
a ​situation in which a ​liquid or ​gas escapes from an ​opening in a pipe or ​container, or the ​amount that escapes: Continued leakage from the ​plantmeans that the river remains ​polluted.
→  shrinkage
a ​situation in which ​secretinformation is made known: leakage of sth Three different ​investigations have ​failed to ​trace any leakage of ​information to him.
(Definition of leakage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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