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To disclose information to the public or to appropriate authorities concerning the illegal or socially harmful actions of a person or group, especially a corporation or government agency.

In some jurisdictions, it is illegal to fire a person for blowing the whistle on an employer.

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blow the whistleTo make a piercing sound which signals a referee's action or the end of a game.
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