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tr.v. di·vulged, di·vulg·ing, di·vulg·es
1. To make known (something private or secret).
2. Archaic To proclaim publicly.

[Middle English divulgen, from Old French divulguer, from Latin dīvulgāre, to publish : dī-, dis-, among; see dis- + vulgāre, to spread among the multitude (from vulgus, common people).]

di·vul′gence n.
di·vulg′er n.


(dɪˈvʌl dʒəns, daɪ-)

a divulging.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.divulgence - the act of disclosing something that was secret or private
disclosure, revealing, revelation - the speech act of making something evident
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The truth, however, has after all a merit of its own, and the great kinsfolk of poor Lord Ernest have but little to lose by its divulgence.
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And I am grateful no matter how the divulgence came about, that we knew sooner rather than later.
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But the consumerist impulse that feeds the promiscuous divulgence of personal information similarly threatens our rights as individuals and our collective welfare.
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Possibility of instantaneous circulation and divulgence of the obtained image;
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