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disclosure

[ dih-skloh-zher ]
/ dɪˈskloʊ ʒər /
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noun

the act or an instance of disclosing; exposure; revelation.
that which is disclosed; a revelation.
Patent Law. (in a patent application) the descriptive information imparted by the specification claims, drawings, and models submitted.

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Origin of disclosure

First recorded in 1590–1600; disclose + -ure
non·dis·clo·sure, nounpre·dis·clo·sure, nounself-dis·clo·sure, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disclosure

disclosure
/ (dɪsˈkləʊʒə) /

noun

something that is disclosed
the act of disclosing; revelation
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