Definition of “D-notice” - English Dictionary

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“D-notice” in British English

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D-noticenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈdiːˌnəʊ.tɪs/ us /ˈdiːˌnoʊ.t̬ɪs/

a British government instruction preventing particular information from being made public in order to protect the country:

The D-notice was lifted after news of the computer theft was circulated by an international news agency.

(Definition of “D-notice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)