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Definition of hacking noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hacking

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhækɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhækɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the action of secretly finding a way of looking at and/or changing information on somebody else's computer system without permission The government tax website is vulnerable to hacking, putting taxpayers' information at risk. see also phone hacking