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tr.v. dis·closed, dis·clos·ing, dis·clos·es
1. To expose to view, as by removing a cover; uncover.
2. To make known (something heretofore kept secret).

[Middle English disclosen, from Old French desclore, desclos- : des-, dis- + clore, to close (from Latin claudere).]

dis·clos′a·ble adj.
dis·clos′er n.


(dɪˈskloʊ zɪŋ)

revealing the presence of plaque on the teeth by staining them with a vegetable dye: a disclosing tablet or liquid.
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The youth's eyes had instantly turned in the direction indicated by the awakened and agitated lieutenant, and he had seen the haze of treachery disclosing a body of soldiers of the enemy.
To the acute observer no one can produce the most casual work without disclosing the innermost secrets of his soul.
They seemed to me ugly, but they suggested without disclosing a secret of momentous significance.
In taking down the body the men disturbed the loose, friable earth of the slope below it, disclosing human bones already nearly uncovered by the action of water and frost.
In the case of any other woman, less courageous and less reliable, I might have hesitated before I ventured on unreservedly disclosing the whole truth.
I did not feel called on to volunteer any statement of my own private convictions, in the first place, because my doing so could serve no practical purpose, now that all proof in support of any surmises of mine was burnt with the burnt register; in the second place, because I could not have intelligibly stated my opinion--my unsupported opinion--without disclosing the whole story of the conspiracy, and producing beyond a doubt the same unsatisfactory effect an the mind of the coroner and the jury, which I had already produced on the mind of Mr.
Accordingly, transaction documents should determine what information relating to the portfolio of securitised assets may be price-sensitive, who will be responsible for assessing and disclosing price sensitive information (whether that be the issuing Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) or a third party) and where and when post issuance reports can be obtained.
Burke said a growing number of cities and counties are studying whether good applicants are being discouraged from applying because of fear of disclosing minor or old criminal convictions.
In essence, an adviser must take reasonable care to avoid misleading clients by disclosing material conflicts of interests to its clients and prospective clients.
Supportive lawmakers believe they don't need to lock up every potential offender, just send a scary enough message to make them think twice about having sex without disclosing.
Officers and shareholders of large corporations with foreign branches or subsidiaries are either exempt from reporting or not concerned about disclosing their foreign accounts.
The audit firms are making it clear that the penalty for not disclosing this confidential tax advice will be a qualified financial statement.