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Definition of Espionage

the obtaining of information considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information

Examples of Espionage in a sentence

Digging through someone’s trash to get information is one of the oldest acts of espionage in the spy business.

Edward Snowden committed the most well-known act of espionage in recent memory when he took documents from the National Security Agency (NSA) and leaked part of them to the media.

Espionage is a secret way of finding out what your enemy doesn’t want you to know.

Espionage took place in the White House when President Nixon had the phones wire tapped to automatically record all of his conversations.

The Chancellor learned he was a victim of espionage when tiny cameras and microphones were found throughout his home.

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