- 1The action of making new or secret information known: a judge ordered the disclosure of the government documentsMore example sentences
revelation, surprising fact, divulgence, declaration, announcement, news, report; exposé, leak; admission, confessionpublishing, broadcasting; revelation, revealing, making known, communication, divulging, divulgence; release, uncovering, unveiling, exposure; leakage; Law discovery• rare divulgation
- The dilemma of whether or not to release information illustrates that disclosure is an area of fine judgments.
- Perhaps in ordinary parlance this is disclosure of confidential information in the interests of the bank.
- Thus, it might be asked why disclosure of information is not separately mentioned in the above typology.
- 1.1 [count noun] A fact, especially a secret, that is made known: the government’s disclosures about missile programmesMore example sentences
- These disclosures allowed account holders to cap the level of penalties and interest relating to their unpaid tax.
- Their holidays were shattered daily with embarrassing, and potentially fatal, headlines and disclosures.
- As yet there is no word on the disclosures from Downing Street.
late 16th century: from disclose, on the pattern of closure.