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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: divulgare 'to make widely known to everyone', from vulgus 'the common people'


di‧vulge [transitive] formal
to give someone information that should be secret [= reveal]
divulge information/secrets/details etc (to somebody)
It is not company policy to divulge personal details of employees.
divulge that
Clare divulged that she was recovering from a nervous breakdown.
divulge what/where etc
The Pentagon refused to divulge what type of plane it was.

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