from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of divulging.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of disclosing something that was secret or private


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  • This course was adopted, partly from a regard to the wishes of individuals, which prevented the divulgement of names in some instances, and partly from an inclination to risk the several articles on their own merits, unaided by the previous reputation of the writers.

    Preface to _The Keepsake_ for 1828

  • To-night there were symptoms of divulgement in him.

    Cabbages and Kings

  • Tiura assumed a serious pose for the divulgement of secret lore.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • However addressing a more basic question - what is the nature of this "report" to which Section 29 (4) of the MACC Act refer that ought to be kept secret (at the pain of being punished for public divulgement)???

    Planet Malaysia

  • _were_ such a project contemplated by Ministers, they would (forgetting their characteristic caution and reserve) agitate the public mind on so critical a question, and derange vast transactions and arrangements in the corn trade by its premature divulgement; and, above all, constitute the _Globe_ newspaper their confidential organ upon the occasion, should alone have satisfied the most credulous of its unwarrantable and preposterous character.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843


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