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Espionage Act

Espionage Act [or] Espionage Act of 1917

pronunciation:
es pi nazh aekt
part of speech: noun
definition: a U.S. law passed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1917, shortly after the U.S. entered World War I. The Espionage Act made it a crime to convey information with the intent to interfere with the operation of the U.S. military or its recruitment of troops, to disclose information relating to national defense, or to promote the success of the country's enemies.