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disclosure

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noun dis·clo·sure \dis-ˈklō-zhər\

Simple Definition of disclosure

  • : the act of making something known : the act of disclosing something

  • : something (such as information) that is made known or revealed : something that is disclosed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disclosure

  1. 1 :  the act or an instance of disclosing :  exposure

  2. 2 :  something disclosed :  revelation

Examples of disclosure in a sentence

  1. We demand full disclosure of the facts.

  2. <he offered full disclosure of the government files on the assassination>



1567

First Known Use of disclosure

1567


DISCLOSURE Defined for Kids

disclosure

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noun dis·clo·sure \dis-ˈklō-zhər\

Definition of disclosure for Students

  1. 1 :  an act of making known <They demanded full disclosure of the facts.>

  2. 2 :  something made known <She made an exciting disclosure about the upcoming book.>




Law Dictionary

disclosure

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noun dis·clo·sure \dis-ˈklō-zhər\

Legal Definition of disclosure

  1. :  an act or instance of disclosing: as a :  a lender's revelation of information to a consumer under the Truth in Lending Act that enables the consumer to make an intelligent decision about the loan b :  the revelation to investors of financial information about a corporation or municipality and about the security it is offering for sale — see also prospectus, registration statement Editor's note: Disclosure is required for a public offering. c :  revelation by a corporate insider (as an officer) for approval of a business transaction that involves self-dealing d :  a debtor in bankruptcy's revelation to creditors of a bankruptcy plan





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