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D-notice

[dee-noh-tis] /ˈdiˌnoʊ tɪs/
noun, British
1.
a government notice sent to newspapers or other publications requesting them to withhold information for reasons of state security.
Also, D notice.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; D(efence) notice
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British Dictionary definitions for D-notice

D-notice

noun
1.
(Brit) an official notice sent to newspapers, prohibiting the publication of certain security information
Word Origin
C20: from their administrative classification letter
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