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"disclosure" in British English

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disclosurenoun [C or U]

uk   /dɪˈskləʊ.ʒər/  us   /dɪˈskloʊ.ʒɚ/ formal
the ​act of making something ​known or the ​fact that is made ​known: Any ​public disclosure of this ​information would be very ​damaging to the ​company. The ​newspaper made ​damaging disclosures ofmanagementincompetence.
(Definition of disclosure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disclosure" in American English

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disclosurenoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈskloʊ·ʒər/
something that was not ​previouslyknown, or the ​act of giving such ​information to the ​public: [C] Some of the disclosures in the ​finalreport were very ​surprising. [U] Full ​financial disclosure is ​required.
(Definition of disclosure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"disclosure" in Business English

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disclosurenoun

uk   us   /dɪsˈkləʊʒər/
[C or U] (also financial disclosure) FINANCE a ​privatefinancialrecord that a ​person or ​company must show to the ​government, ​investors, ​banks, etc. for ​businesspurposes, or the fact of making this ​recordavailable: Her ​financial disclosure describes her ​work for the ​company as "​consulting/​media/​publicrelations." Disclosure of ​sales and ​operatingprofit has ​confirmed the company's ​growth within the ​electronicssector.
[U] INSURANCE the ​act of making ​informationavailable to an ​insurancecompany when you get ​insurance or make a claim (= ​ask for a ​payment), especially ​personalinformation about your ​health, age, etc.: Insurers may ​request the disclosure of existing genetic ​testresults.
[C or U] LAW private, ​personal, or ​secretinformation that you must tell to someone such as a ​courtjudge, the ​police, or a ​governmentorganization, or the ​duty to give them this ​information: The FDA ​requirespharmaceuticalcompanies to ​provide full disclosure about the ​risks of their ​drugproducts.
(Definition of disclosure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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