Meaning of DISCOVERY in English

DISCOVERY

transcription, транскрипция: [ dis-ˈkə-v(ə-)rē ]

noun

( plural -er·ies )

Date: 1529

1.

a. : the act or process of discovering

b.

(1) archaic : disclosure

(2) obsolete : display

c. obsolete : exploration

2. : something discovered

3. : the usually pretrial disclosure of pertinent facts or documents by one or both parties to a legal action or proceeding

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