disclosure, revelation, revealing(noun)
the speech act of making something evident
The act of revealing something.
Origin: From dis-+clausus, literally away+enclosed.
the act of disclosing, uncovering, or revealing; bringing to light; exposure
that which is disclosed or revealed
Origin: [See Disclose, v. t., and cf. Closure.]
Disclosure is a 1994 thriller directed by Barry Levinson, starring Michael Douglas and Demi Moore. It is based on Michael Crichton's novel of the same name. The cast also includes Donald Sutherland, Rosemary Forsyth and Dennis Miller. As in so many of Levinson's films from Diner to Liberty Heights, Ralph Tabakin appears, this time as an Elevator Attendant. The film is a combination mystery and thriller about office politics and intrigue in the computer industry in the mid-1990s. The main focus of the story, from which the film and book take their titles, is the issue of sexual harassment. The film invites viewers to critically examine topics such as the ease with which allegations of sexual harassment can destroy one's career and whether a double standard exists when such allegations are levied by men or women.
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Revealing of information, by oral or written communication.
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Rank popularity for the word 'disclosure' in Nouns Frequency: #2671
The numerical value of disclosure in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of disclosure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.
The mutual fund industry supports these efforts and clear disclosure of all fees and expenses in connection with any rollover of assets from a 401(k) plan to an IRA.
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
But if it goes further than that to show that he is trying to protect either himself, or some other member of his team from the disclosure of an event that would be criminal or an huge embarrassment and he goes through illegal acts that would prevent the disclosure, then he is going to get himself into trouble.
The disclosure of these photos is long overdue, but more important than the disclosure is the fact that hundreds of photographs are still being withheld, the still-secret pictures are the best evidence of the serious abuses that took place in military detention centers. The government's selective disclosure risks misleading the public about the true extent of the abuse.
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Translations for disclosure
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- revelación, destapeSpanish
- paljastus, paljastaminenFinnish
- propagation, publication, divulgation, révélationFrench
- foillseachadhScottish Gaelic
- ujawnienie, wyjawieniePolish
- revelação, exposiçãoPortuguese
- разглашение, разоблачение, раскрытиеRussian
- razotkrivanje, otkrovenjeSerbo-Croatian
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