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outing

noun uk   /ˈaʊ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/

outing noun (JOURNEY)

[C] a short journey made by a group of people, usually for pleasure or education: Rosie's going on a class/school outing to the Museum of Modern Art.

outing noun (MADE PUBLIC)

[C or U] an occasion when it is made public that a famous person is gay when he or she wanted to keep this information private: There have been several outings of well-known movie stars recently.
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