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Meaning of DISCLOSURE

Pronunciation:  di'sklowzhur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the speech act of making something evident
 

DISCLOSURE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: revealing, revelation
 
 See Also: discovery, display, divulgement, divulgence, exposure, giveaway, informing, leak, ratting, singing, speech act, tattle, telling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*clo"sure\ (?; 135), n. [See {Disclose}, v. t.,
and cf. {Closure}.]
1. The act of disclosing, uncovering, or revealing; bringing
   to light; exposure.

         He feels it [his secret] beating at his heart,
         rising to his throat, and demanding disclosure. --D.
                                               Webster.

2. That which is disclosed or revealed.

         Were the disclosures of 1695 forgotten? --Macaulay.

 
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