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Definition of disclose verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disclose
    he / she / it discloses
    past simple disclosed
    -ing form disclosing
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  1. 1to give someone information about something, especially something that was previously secret synonym reveal disclose something (to somebody) The spokesman refused to disclose details of the takeover to the press. disclose that… The report discloses that human error was to blame for the accident. it is disclosed that… It was disclosed that two women were being interviewed by the police. disclose what, whether, etc. … I cannot disclose what we discussed.
  2. 2disclose something (formal) to allow something that was hidden to be seen synonym reveal The door swung open, disclosing a long, dark passage.
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