Definition of “phone hacking” - English Dictionary

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“phone hacking” in British English

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phone hackingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfəʊn ˌhæk.ɪŋ/ us /ˈfoʊn ˌhæk.ɪŋ/

the activity of using someone else's phone system without permission, especially in order to listen to their spoken messages

(Definition of “phone hacking” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)