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D-notice

or D no·tice

[ dee-noh-tis ]
/ ˈdiˌnoʊ tɪs /
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noun British.
a government notice sent to newspapers or other publications requesting them to withhold information for reasons of state security.
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Origin of D-notice

1960–65; D(efence)notice

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British Dictionary definitions for D-notice

D-notice

noun
British an official notice sent to newspapers, prohibiting the publication of certain security information

Word Origin for D-notice

C20: from their administrative classification letter
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