leak

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈliːk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lik/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lēk)


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leak

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [gas, water] leak
  2. as a result of a [gas] leak
  3. the leak is coming from the [garage, kitchen, bathroom]
  4. there's a leak in the [pipe, ceiling, roof, wall, sink]
  5. the [pipe, hose] has (sprung) a leak
  6. a leak in the [engine, oil filter, exhaust]
  7. [repair, fix] the leak
  8. hospitalized [after, following] a gas leak
  9. find where the leak is coming from
  10. [fix, repair, seal] the leak
  11. a press leak
  12. the leak was [printed, published] in the [newspaper, magazine]
  13. find out [where, who] the leak came from
  14. slang: I need to take a leak!
n as adj
  1. leak [detection, detectors, repair]
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