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English definition of “leak”

leak

verb     /liːk/
LIQUID/GAS [I, T] B2 If a liquid or gas leaks, it comes out of a hole by accident , and if a container leaks, it allows liquid or gas to come out when it should not: Water had leaked all over the floor . The bottle must have leaked because the bag's all wet .Plumbing and pipes and sewageMovement of liquids
SECRETS [T] If someone leaks secret information , they intentionally tell people about it: Details of the report had been leaked to the press .Revealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of leak verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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