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disclose

[dih-sklohz] /dɪˈskloʊz/
verb (used with object), disclosed, disclosing.
1.
to make known; reveal or uncover:
to disclose a secret.
2.
to cause to appear; allow to be seen; lay open to view:
In spring the violets disclose their fragrant petals.
3.
Obsolete. to open up; unfold.
noun
4.
Obsolete, disclosure.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English disclosen, desclosen < Old French desclos-, stem of desclore, equivalent to des- dis-1 + clore to close < Latin claudere; see close
Related forms
discloser, noun
predisclose, verb (used with object), predisclosed, predisclosing.
self-disclosed, adjective
undisclosed, adjective
Synonyms
1. show, tell, unveil. See reveal. 2. expose.
Antonyms
1. conceal.
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British Dictionary definitions for undisclosed

undisclosed

/ˌʌndɪsˈkləʊzd/
adjective
1.
not made known or revealed: an undisclosed sum

disclose

/dɪsˈkləʊz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make (information) known
2.
to allow to be seen; lay bare
Derived Forms
discloser, noun
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Word Origin and History for undisclosed
adj.

1560s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of disclose.

disclose

v.

late 14c., from Old French desclos "open, exposed, plain, explicit," past participle of desclore (Modern French déclore) "open, break open, unlock, reveal," from des- (see dis-) + clore "to close" (see close (v.)). Related: Disclosed; disclosing.

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