disclosure

[dih-skloh-zher]
noun
1.
the act or an instance of disclosing; exposure; revelation.
2.
that which is disclosed; a revelation.
3.
Patent Law. (in a patent application) the descriptive information imparted by the specification claims, drawings, and models submitted.

Origin:
1590–1600; disclose + -ure

nondisclosure, noun
predisclosure, noun
self-disclosure, noun
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disclosure (dɪsˈkləʊʒə)
 
n
1.  something that is disclosed
2.  the act of disclosing; revelation

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disclosure
1590s, from disclose + -ure.
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Example sentences
Easing a disclosure rule that has been burdensome for private companies should
  be done by tweaking, rather than gutting.
There are two controversies surrounding the disclosure.
Disclosure would pose an untenable burden on research infrastructure.
We should allow unlimited contributions but require full disclosure.
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