[ dih-skloh-zher ]
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  1. the act or an instance of disclosing; exposure; revelation.

  2. that which is disclosed; a revelation.

  1. 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

Other words from disclosure

  • non·dis·clo·sure, noun
  • pre·dis·clo·sure, noun
  • self-dis·clo·sure, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for disclosure


/ (dɪsˈkləʊʒə) /

  1. something that is disclosed

  2. the act of disclosing; revelation

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