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disclosure

(Act of disclosing), noun admission, announcement, apprisal, assertion, concession, confession, declaration, disclosing, divulgation, divulgement, divulgence, enlightenment, enumeration, exposition, exposure, informing, making aware, making public, mention, notification, patefactio, presentationto view, proclamation, production, profession, publication, recital, recitation, relation, representation, revealing, showing, telling, uncovering, uncovery, unfoldment, unmasking, unveiling, uttering
Associated concepts: disclosure device, disclosure of assets, disclosure of interest, duty of disclosure, false disslosure, right to disclosure, voluntary disclosure
Foreign phrases: Suppressio veri, suggestio falsi.The suuression of truth is equivalent to the suggestion of what is false.

disclosure

(Something disclosed), noun admission, affirmation, announcement, answer, assertion, averment, avowal, communication, concession, confession, confirmation, declaration, deposition, divulgence, enunciation, explanation, exposé, expression, indicium, information, inside information, knowledge, manifestation, message, news, notice, presentation, proclamation, profession, publication, recital, remark, report, revealment, revelation, statement, testimony, utterance, word
See also: assertion, common knowledge, communication, confession, declaration, denouement, deposition, detection, discovery, divulgation, exhibit, expression, identification, manifestation, notice, notification, profession, publicity, report, statement, testimony

disclosure

the process of revealing evidence held by one party to an action or a prosecution to the other party. In some systems, in some matters, it is compulsory; in others it may require the support of the court and in yet others there might be a right to refuse to disclose. The same idea is conveyed by discovery which rather suggests that the party seeking the information has to ask for it - usually through the court - rather than the possessor being obliged to release it without asking.
References in classic literature ?
The disclosure which this woman dreaded--who could doubt it now?
A sudden outburst of protest in more than one part of the room stopped the coming disclosure, and released the Doctor from further persecution.
If I saw nothing--and I never did see anything--there was no feeling of disappointment, for I knew the disclosure was merely withheld temporarily for some good reason which I had no right to question.
I felt that any further disclosure would be a paltry anti-climax, and with an unconscious regard for dramatic effect turned squarely about and walked away.
If Arnold had felt himself at liberty to answer that question, Sir Patrick's suspicions would have been aroused, and Sir Patrick's resolution would have forced a full disclosure from him before he left the house.
Hours might pass before the disclosure to which she stood committed would be expected from her.
Her one chance of finding courage to crush him with the dreadful revelation of who she really was, of what she had really done, was to plunge headlong into the disclosure without giving herself time to think.
He stood perfectly still on the spot where they had struck him dumb by the disclosure, supporting himself with his right hand laid on the head of a sofa near him.
No circumstance of importance, from the beginning to the end of the disclosure, shall be related on hearsay evidence.
The disclosure of to-night,' replied Rose softly, 'leaves me in the same position, with reference to you, as that in which I stood before.
At the termination of this disclosure of some of the mysteries of medicine, Mr.
Winkle, however, and a full disclosure of what had passed in the interview with Dowler, Sam began to waver; and at length a compromise was effected, of which the following were the main and principal conditions:--