a fact that is made known or made public, especially a fact that was a secret
The disclosures come at a key point during the proceedings.
in litigation, the requirement to provide copies of all relevant documents to the other party before trial
The plaintiffs in the tobacco litigation sought full disclosure of all documents regarding medical studies of the health impact of cigarette smoke.
the giving out of information which would otherwise be kept secret
The agreement states that disclosure of confidential information is prohibited (=not allowed).