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es•pi•o•nage



Pronunciation: (es'pē-u-näzh", -nij, es"pē-u-näzh'), [key]
n.
1. the act or practice of spying.
2. the use of spies by a government to discover the military and political secrets of other nations.
3. the use of spies by a corporation or the like to acquire the plans, technical knowledge, etc., of a competitor: industrial espionage.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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