disclosure

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From disclose by analogy with closure. A purely English formation.

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disclosure (countable and uncountable, plural disclosures)

  1. The act of revealing something.
    • 1815, Jane Austen, Emma, Volume III, Chapter 13:
      Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken; []
  2. That which is disclosed; a previously hidden fact or series of facts that is made known.
  3. (law) The making known of a previously hidden fact or series of facts to another party; the act of disclosing.
    get full disclosure

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