Espionage in a Sentence 🔊

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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