Nark and Spy


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Nark noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Usage example: he began to suspect that there was a nark in his organization who was tipping off Scotland Yard

Spy and nark are semantically related in informer topic. In some cases you can use "Spy" instead a noun "Nark", when it comes to topics like investigator of crime, informer to police.
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Spy noun – A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Nark and spy are semantically related in undercover agent topic. Sometimes you can use "Nark" instead a noun "Spy".
Nearby Word: spying
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