divulgation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin divulgatio. Compare French divulgation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

divulgation (plural divulgations)

  1. The act of divulging or publishing. publication (obs)
    Secrecy hath no use than divulgation.
  2. The disclosure or revelation of a secret
  3. The communication of technology or science to the general public, public awareness of science.

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989
  • OED1 Vol.3 p.575

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.