Definition of humint in English:
Covert intelligence-gathering by agents or others.
- 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).
Late 20th century: from human intelligence.
Definition of humint in:
- US English dictionary
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