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outing

noun
 
 
/ˈaʊtɪŋ/
JOURNEY [C] an occasion when a group of people go on a short journey for pleasure or education: a family/school outing to go on an outing Journeys
HOMOSEXUAL [U] a situation in which someone says publicly that someone else is homosexual: Do you think the outing of politicians is in the public interest?Relating to sexual preferenceRevealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of outing from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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