Definition of disclose in English:


Line breaks: dis|close
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈkləʊz


[with object]



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  • In the interim, the record of any disclosable donations to political parties made by such individuals during the build-up of the register will of course be transparent to the public.
  • The Appellant had been allowed to make representations but the source of the information was not disclosable.
  • Any comments made are likely to be disclosable.


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  • The act was also not supposed to entangle reporters in a net of prison sentences, either as recipients of leaks or as disclosers in their own right.
  • The purpose of such provisions would seem to be that suspicions should be conveyed and disclosers are not expected to be able to prove the truth of their allegations.
  • Subsequent disclosers may get off scot free, because the information is no longer ‘secret.’


late Middle English: from Old French desclos-, stem of desclore, based on Latin claudere 'to close'.

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