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MI6

[ em-ahy-siks ]

noun

  1. the government's secret intelligence service.


MI6

abbreviation for

  1. Military Intelligence, section six; a former official and present-day popular name for the intelligence and espionage agency of the British Government


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Word History and Origins

Origin of MI61

M(ilitary) I(ntelligence, Section) 6

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Example Sentences

How a small British punk band fooled Reagan, Thatcher, the MI6, and American spies.

Officials at MI6, where he failed to show up for work, did not raise the alarm until August 23, a week later.

In tandem with the CIA, MI6 were in the midst of running their most successful espionage operation to date.

Back in October 1961, MI6 and the CIA had set up a system of telephone signals for Penkovsky.

For eighteen months, he had worked for MI6 and the CIA, the latter giving him the codename HERO.

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