Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of leak.
  • adj. Of a document, etc, produced by a company or organization, intended to be confidential but having been released to the public or the press.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • John Brennan had the inside track for CIA, but when his name leaked which made Obama furious liberals claimed he was implicated in the Bush interrogation policies and he was switched to homeland security advisor, which did not require Senate confirmation.

    THE PROMISE

  • Also, the word leaked out that TWA hated their current song and this one seemed ideal.

    From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor

  • After the word leaked out of my agreement to run as a favorite son in the primary, I began getting calls from Republicans around the country asking me if it was true that my name was going to be placed in nomination as a candidate.

    An American Life

  • Add the phrase "leaked on the Web" and surely a whole lot of people get very excited, but ScarJo ain't one of them.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • In fact, the label leaked the ... imwiddstupidd. com 17 days ago - Good news!

    ShowHype - Top Entertainment News, Videos, and Blogs

  • A front page article in The Citizen on Wednesday alleged the possibility of fraud and lack of proper financial control within the ASA, referring to what it called leaked documents which suggested that "about R9-million in sponsorship and other cash cannot be accounted for".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The article referred to what it called leaked documents which suggested that

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But the national newspaper Taraf has published what it calls leaked copies of documents by the conspirators detailing their plans.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Prosecutors have not made public any evidence or details of the accusations, but the Taraf newspaper has published what it calls leaked copies of documents pertaining to an alleged conspiracy dubbed Sledgehammer.

    The Guardian World News

  • Prosecutors have not made public any evidence or details of the accusations, but the Taraf newspaper has published what it calls leaked copies of documents pertaining to an alleged conspiracy dubbed "Sledgehammer."

    FOXNews.com

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