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dis·clo·sure

 (dĭ-sklō′zhər)
n.
1. The act or process of revealing or uncovering.
2. Something uncovered; a revelation.

disclosure

(dɪsˈkləʊʒə)
n
1. something that is disclosed
2. the act of disclosing; revelation

dis•clo•sure

(dɪˈskloʊ ʒər)

n.
1. the act or fact of disclosing something.
2. something disclosed; a revelation.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disclosure - the speech act of making something evidentdisclosure - the speech act of making something evident
tattle, singing, telling - disclosing information or giving evidence about another
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
display - behavior that makes your feelings public; "a display of emotion"
divulgement, divulgence - the act of disclosing something that was secret or private
discovery - something that is discovered
discovery - (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case
giveaway - an unintentional disclosure
informing, ratting - to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)
news leak, leak - unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
exposure - the disclosure of something secret; "they feared exposure of their campaign plans"

disclosure

noun
1. revelation, exposé, announcement, publication, leak, admission, declaration, confession, acknowledgment, surprise fact unauthorised newspaper disclosures
2. uncovering, publishing, broadcasting, publication, exposure, revelation, unveiling, divulgence The disclosure of his marriage proposal was badly-timed.

disclosure

noun
Something disclosed, especially something not previously known or realized:
Informal: eye opener.
Translations
إِفْشاء، فَضْح، كَشْف
odhaleníprozrazení
afsløring
afhjúpun, uppljóstrun
açığa çıkmaaçıklama

disclosure

[dɪsˈkləʊʒəʳ] Nrevelación f

disclosure

[dɪsˈkləʊʒər] n (= revelation) → révélation f, divulgation f

disclosure

n
(of secret)Enthüllung f; (of intentions, news, details, identity)Bekanntgabe f
(= fact etc revealed)Mitteilung f

disclosure

[dɪsˈkləʊʒəʳ] nrivelazione f

disclose

(disˈkləuz) verb
to uncover, reveal or make known. He refused to disclose his identity.
disˈclosure (-ʒə) noun
References in classic literature ?
Bulstrode had been in dread of scandalous disclosures on the part of Raffles.
It must have been plain to the Father of Therns, as it was to me, that the recent disclosures of his true character had done much already to weaken the faith of Kulan Tith, and that it would require but little more to turn the powerful jeddak into an avowed enemy; but so strong are the seeds of superstition that even the great Kaolian still hesitated to cut the final strand that bound him to his ancient religion.
He entreated her to bear in mind that the disclosures of the afternoon were strictly confidential.
She offered her mind to my disclosures as, had I wished to mix a witch's broth and proposed it with assurance, she would have held out a large clean saucepan.
How it is I know not; but there is no place like a bed for confidential disclosures between friends.
No circumstance of importance, from the beginning to the end of the disclosure, shall be related on hearsay evidence.
He stood perfectly still on the spot where they had struck him dumb by the disclosure, supporting himself with his right hand laid on the head of a sofa near him.
After stirring the embers he rose to his feet; all the force of her disclosure had imparted itself now.
If I saw nothing--and I never did see anything--there was no feeling of disappointment, for I knew the disclosure was merely withheld temporarily for some good reason which I had no right to question.
I gave them somewhat awkwardly, I believe; for, in fact, the sudden disclosure of so important a matter took from me the power of speaking with any clearness, She thanked me, however, most affectionately, for my kind concern in the welfare of herself and daughter; and then said: "I am not apt to deal in professions, my dear Mrs.
From his death followed the second bereavement which had made the house desolate; the helpless position of the daughters whose prosperous future had been his dearest care; the revelation of the secret which had overwhelmed her that morning; the disclosure, more terrible still, which she now stood committed to make to the orphan sisters.
Stryver, preparing him with ostentatious friendliness for the disclosure he was about to make, "because I know you don't mean half you say; and if you meant it all, it would be of no importance.