ex filtration


[eks-fil-treyt, eks-fil-treyt]
verb (used without object), exfiltrated, exfiltrating.
to escape furtively from an area under enemy control.
verb (used with object), exfiltrated, exfiltrating.
to smuggle (military personnel) out of an area under enemy control.

1965–70; ex-1 + (in)filtrate

exfiltration, noun
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