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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.
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(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.
Lahore -- The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the government to relax condition of disclosing CNIC for sale to unregistered persons for one year.
They said that she had consistently denied any wrongdoing and had sought to strenuously defend her actions in not disclosing the situation to her employers.
The report, published in collaboration with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School's Center for Governance, Institutions and Organizations, found that Asean banks were not disclosing how they managed climate risks in line with the recommendations of the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar assured on Thursday the government officers to whom notices were issued for not disclosing information about their or their spouses' foreign nationality that the exercise was not intended to insult or humiliate them.
"No, it (tax avoidance treaty) did not prevent us from disclosing the names.