disclosure disclosure  /dɪs ˈkloʊ ʒər/


  • (n) the speech act of making something evident



  1. An extension of the disclosure concern, Diamond reports, was explored by Jews through the unexpected vehicle of marriage law.
  2. The law controlling the unwarranted disclosure of classified information that has been gained through electronic surveillance is particularly strict.
  3. So when the client made a voluntary disclosure to the IRS that he had used a Swiss bank account to evade taxes, his ex-wife was notified of the disclosure as well.


  1. Toxics disclosure bill passes first hurdle

    The Oregon House of Representatives voted 39 to 21 on Tuesday to pass House Bill 3162, the toxics disclosure bill that is a major priority of Oregon Environmental Council and allied groups. The bill requires large manufacturers to report if any of 19 chemicals are used in children’s products, and to phase out chemicals from some of the products over the next five years. The bill is modeled after ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Portland Tribune

  2. NSA chief: U.S. spy program disclosure caused 'irreversible' damage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The public disclosure of U.S. intelligence surveillance programs caused "irreversible" damage to national security and helped America's enemies, the head of the National Security Agency said on Tuesday. "I think it was irreversible and significant damage to this nation," General Keith Alexander, the NSA's director, said at a House of Representatives Intelligence Committee ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Disclosure Address Miming Controversy

    Disclosure took to Facebook this week to explain why they mimed a recent show at London's Wembley Arena as part of the Capital FM Summertime Ball
    on June 15, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC


  1. In that order, Obama said pointedly, "the government should not keep information confidential merely because public officials might be embarrassed by disclosure, because errors and failures might be revealed, or because of speculative or abstract...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "This is not about Sarah Palin ...... She has every right to speak at a university event, and schools should strive to bring to campus a broad range of speakers. The issues are public disclosure and financial accountability in organizations embedded...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Jerry Brown Source: CNN Political Ticker (blog)

  3. "Public disclosure thus helps ensure that the only signatures counted are those that should be, and that the only referenda placed on the ballot are those that garner enough valid signatures," Roberts wrote. "Public disclosure also promotes...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: John Roberts Source: Los Angeles Times

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