disclosure Definition

  • 1the action of making new or secret information known
  • 2a fact or piece of information that is made known

Using disclosure: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disclosure" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company's financial disclosure revealed some troubling information.

  • Example

    The politician's disclosure of his tax returns was met with criticism.

  • Example

    The book contains shocking disclosures about the author's personal life.

disclosure Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for disclosure

Phrases with disclosure

  • the act of revealing all relevant information, especially that which may be unfavorable or embarrassing


    Full disclosure: I used to work for the company I'm recommending.

  • a document that provides information about a product or service, typically used in legal or financial contexts


    Before investing, make sure to read the disclosure statement carefully.

  • a British organization that provides criminal record checks and other background checks for employers and organizations


    In order to work with children, you must pass a background check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Origins of disclosure

from Old French 'desclos', meaning 'open, exposed, plain to see'


Summary: disclosure in Brief

The term 'disclosure' [dɪsˈkləʊʒə] refers to the act of revealing new or secret information, or the information itself. It can be used in various contexts, such as financial, political, or personal, as in 'The company's financial disclosure revealed some troubling information.' 'Disclosure' also appears in phrases like 'full disclosure,' which means revealing all relevant information, and 'disclosure statement,' which is a document providing information about a product or service.

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