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"disclosure" in British English

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disclosurenoun [C or U]

uk   /dɪˈskləʊ.ʒər/  us   /-ˈskloʊ.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)
Translations of “disclosure”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开, 被公布的事实…
in Turkish ifşaat, açığa vurma, açıklama…
in Russian раскрытие, предание гласности…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開, 被公佈的事實…
in Polish wyjawienie, ujawnienie…
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