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 Dictionary entry overview: What does disclosure mean? 

  The noun DISCLOSURE has 1 sense:

1. the speech act of making something evident

  Familiarity information: DISCLOSURE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The speech act of making something evident

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


disclosure; revealing; revelation

Hypernyms ("disclosure" is a kind of...):

speech act (the use of language to perform some act)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "disclosure"):

singing; tattle; telling (disclosing information or giving evidence about another)

display (behavior that makes your feelings public)

divulgement; divulgence (the act of disclosing something that was secret or private)

discovery (something that is discovered)

discovery ((law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case)

giveaway (an unintentional disclosure)

informing; ratting (to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors))

leak; news leak (unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information)

exposure (the disclosure of something secret)

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