Exfiltrated



[eks-fil-treyt, eks-fil-treyt] /ɛksˈfɪl treɪt, ˈɛks fɪlˌtreɪt/

verb (used without object), exfiltrated, exfiltrating.
1.
to escape furtively from an area under enemy control.
verb (used with object), exfiltrated, exfiltrating.
2.
to smuggle (military personnel) out of an area under enemy control.
verb

to withdraw troops surreptitiously, esp. from a dangerous position
Word Origin

opposite of infiltrate, back formation of exfiltration ‘filtering out’

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