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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The use of spies by a government to learn the military secrets of other nations.

Usage examples (25)
  • The prisoners were accused of espionage when they were caught near a secret area.
  • As Hilzoy explains, Bush's domestic espionage is illegal.
  • She is also well-trained in espionage and tactical planning.
  • He thought of the terms espionage figures used in novels and one came to him. for more
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