non·​dis·​clo·​sure ˌnän-dis-ˈklō-zhər How to pronounce nondisclosure (audio)
: failure or refusal to make something known : lack of disclosure
nondisclosure of a known problem with the property
often used before another noun
… declined to name the victim companies, citing nondisclosure agreements it signed …John Markoff

Examples of nondisclosure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the meantime, Congress should eliminate the tax exemptions and nondisclosure provisions currently accorded to nonprofits that promote candidates or their platforms. Sarah Chayes, Foreign Affairs, 13 Oct. 2020 In response to the allegations, county officials said in a statement that the pre-litigation settlements do not contain nondisclosure language. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 27 Sep. 2023 In its initial motion challenging the nondisclosure provision, Twitter tried to argue that prosecutors had violated the company’s First Amendment rights by seeking to keep officials from communicating with Mr. Trump, one of its customers. Alan Feuer, New York Times, 9 Aug. 2023 On March 3, the court denied Twitter's attempt to modify or vacate the nondisclosure order, found Twitter in civil contempt, and imposed the $350,000 contempt sanction. Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 9 Aug. 2023 See all Example Sentences for nondisclosure 

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nondisclosure was in 1897

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“Nondisclosure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Legal Definition


: failure to disclose
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