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humint

Line breaks: hum¦int
Pronunciation: /ˈh(j)uːmɪnt
 
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Definition of humint in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Covert intelligence-gathering by agents or others.
Example sentences
  • While the Americans were meant to specialise in Sigint (signals intelligence, based on communication intercepts), the British concentrated on Humint (human intelligence from real live agents).

Origin

late 20th century: from human intelligence.

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