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verb [transitive] disclose pronunciation in British English /dɪsˈkləʊz/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledisclosing
past tensedisclosed
past participledisclosed
  1. 1
    to give information to people, especially information that was secret

    Most of the people interviewed requested that their identity should not be disclosed.

    disclose that:

    They were reluctant to disclose that profits had fallen.

    disclose what/where/how etc:

    Officials did not disclose where the explosives were alleged to have been planted.

  2. 2
    mainly literary to allow someone to see something by moving the thing that covers or hides it


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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