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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisclosuredis‧clo‧sure /dɪsˈkləʊʒə $ -ˈkloʊʒər/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  TELL A SECRETa secret that someone tells people, or the act of telling this secret the disclosure of private medical information
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disclosureEven if advance disclosure is made, further disclosure may be necessary at the time of a transaction if an actual conflict arises.Until recently, attention has focused on the measurement and disclosure issues associated with representational faithfulness and neutrality.The issue of document disclosure has been burning beneath the surface of the tobacco debate.It would be necessary to make full disclosure of the arrangement in the financial statements.This is the action in the famous Argyll v. Argyll, which concerned the possible disclosure of intimate marital secrets.Public disclosure of the conference call has sparked a political firestorm.Following sensational disclosures concerning his personal life, he has offered to resign.the disclosure of classified informationOur conditioning can make us very resistant to using disclosure.
From Longman Business Dictionarydisclosuredis‧clo‧sure /dɪsˈkləʊʒə-ˈkloʊʒər/ noun1[countable, uncountable]FINANCE the duty of someone in a professional position to inform customers, shareholders etc about facts that will influence their decisionsThe code of conduct is based on the need for disclosure, which ensures that all those with a legitimate interest in a company have the information which they need.2[uncountable]LAW when a person or organization gives information that would normally be kept secret, for example when a bank gives information about a customer’s accounts to the policeIn America ‘shield’ laws allow journalists to protect their sources, with certain exceptions, for example if public interest is better served by disclosure.3[uncountable]INSURANCE the duty of someone who is insured to tell the insurance company every important fact that relates to the insurance4[countable] a fact which is made known after being kept secretThere was criticism of his salary and tax arrangements following disclosures in the newspapers.
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