Definitions

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  • n. The act of divulging or publishing. publication (obs)
  • n. The disclosure or revelation of a secret
  • n. The communication of technology or science to the general public, public awareness of science.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of divulging or publishing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of spreading abroad or publishing.

Etymologies

From Latin divulgatio. Compare French divulgation. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Je ne dirai pas qui a traduit ce roman, car cela serait de la divulgation méchante.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • His musical engagement is principally turned to the studying, divulgation and practice in liturgy of Ambrosian and Gregorian singing.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Click on “Français” and note that the equivalent phrase is “divulgation proactive”.

    Translation Tools — Slaw

  • Unfortunately I deem these misconceptions and misrepresentations are to be considered as side effects of the easy/light divulgation approach that often characterises such TV productions as well as some easy/light literature.

    What have the Romans done for us?

  • The right of divulgation is a problem, which needs to be watched.

    Orphan Works, Panel 2, part 2

  • Miller was a witness to a potential crime–the possibly-unauthorized divulgation by someone the “source” within the administration of classified information.

    Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: What Was That About “No Underlying Crime?”

  • The "publication" which incurs this censure is not the material divulgation of a document, but presupposes that such document is offered as, and affirmed to be, authentic.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Alceste a ete nitiee aux profonds mysteres de la mort; elle a vu l'invisible, elle a entendu l'ineffable; toute parole sortie de ses levres serait une divulgation sacrilege.

    Robert Browning

  • He moved in a cloud, if not rather in a high radiance, of precipitation and divulgation, a chartered rebel against cold reserves.

    A Small Boy and Others

  • About four centuries before the Christian era, there existed at Rome a temple dedicated to Jupiter Capitolinus, by the Tarquins, and beneath it was a subterranean chamber in which were preserved a collection of ancient oracles, the keeping of which was confided to his officers, the duumviri, and the penalty of death attached to the divulgation unlicensed, of their contents.

    Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe

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