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leakage

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈliː.kɪdʒ/ us  

leakage noun [C or U] (LIQUID/GAS)

the act of leaking or the leak itself: The leakage was traced to an oil pipe in the cellar. A lot of water is wasted through leakage.Plumbing and pipes and sewageMovement of liquids

leakage noun [C or U] (INFORMATION)

making known secret informationRevealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of leakage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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