nondisclosure

noun
non·​dis·​clo·​sure | \ˌnän-dis-ˈklō-zhər \

Definition of nondisclosure 

: 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

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Thanks to the aforementioned nondisclosure agreement, elected officials in the city council and state legislature had no idea what Cuomo or de Blasio offered Amazon until after the deal was announced. Gaby Del Valle, Vox, "New Yorkers condemn Bezos at an anti-Amazon HQ2 rally in Queens," 15 Nov. 2018 Third is Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels’s new lawyer, who is trying to get Daniels’s nondisclosure agreement struck down. Andrew Prokop, Vox, "Shera Bechard just sued Trump donor Elliott Broidy over a scuttled hush money deal," 6 July 2018 Legal arguments Tuesday focused on whether the feasibility study is a public record and, if so, does the nondisclosure agreement trump state law? Jessica Boehm, azcentral, "Goldwater Institute takes Phoenix to court over Phoenix Suns arena records," 12 June 2018 Another woman who claims to have had an affair with Trump in 2006, Playboy model Karen McDougal, also went to court to challenge a nondisclosure agreement. Christian Berthelsen, Bloomberg.com, "Trump Campaign Uses Stormy Daniels Tactic to Keep Harassment Case Quiet," 4 June 2018 On November 7, 2016, Michael Cohen was a former personal injury lawyer turned taxi medallion speculator, nondisclosure-agreement drafter, and brand-licensing negotiator. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "AT&T Gave Trump’s Lawyer $600,000 to Help Get Its Merger Approved (and Its Taxes Cut)," 11 May 2018 But Johnson secured a temporary restraining order against releasing the information because of a nondisclosure agreement between the town and the utility. Michael Kiefer, azcentral, "Bribery trial involving Arizona utility regulator and Johnson Utilities weeks away," 9 May 2018 Cohen is facing a criminal investigation in New York, and FBI agents raided his home and office several weeks ago seeking records about the Daniels nondisclosure agreement. Catherine Lucey And Jonathan Lemire, chicagotribune.com, "Trump says Giuliani needs to 'get facts straight' about payment to Stormy Daniels," 4 May 2018 Avenatti had sought to intervene in the case because the agents were seeking, among other things, records about a nondisclosure agreement Daniels signed days before the 2016 presidential election. Washington Post, "Stormy Daniels’ lawyer: No issue with releasing Cohen info," 14 May 2018

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1897, in the meaning defined above

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nondisclosure

noun
non·​dis·​clo·​sure | \ˌnän-dis-ˈklō-zhər\

Legal Definition of nondisclosure 

: failure to disclose

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