Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of spreading abroad or publishing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The act of divulging or publishing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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From Latin divulgatio. Compare French divulgation.

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.

    A wonderful YouTube chant resource

  • 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

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