So far this is what I found from Wiktionary and Merriam-Webster except the latter doesn't have disclude.

  • Exclude — To keep something out.
    From Latin excludere, from ex-, “out”, + variant form of the verb claudere, “to close”.
  • Preclude — To prevent something from happening.
    From Latin praeclūdere, “to shut up”, from prae- + claudere, “to close”.
  • Disclude — To shut apart.
    Latin discludere, “to shut apart”.
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    There's a vital part of what Wiktionary has to say about 'disclude' that you seem not to have discovered or thought relevant: Verb disclude ... (nonstandard) To disclose, make known. (nonstandard) To exclude, not include; to remove from inclusion. Inclusion in the OED without such a tag as 'slang' or 'nonstandard' would usually be considered as the best authority for acceptability. An Ngram or Google search might point towards idiomaticity. –  Edwin Ashworth Sep 27 '13 at 9:24
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    Standard or not, I do wonder why so many people keep asking for an authority to decide things for them (and what the question "Is it a word?" is even supposed to mean). If a word is used and understood, then it is a word. If disclude "may be uttered in isolation with semantic or pragmatic content (with literal or practical meaning)", then it is a word. –  RegDwigнt Sep 27 '13 at 9:27 Beige Element Element Element Beige Element DULCEY Element DULCEY DULCEY Element DULCEY DULCEY Beige Beige Beige Beige DULCEY DULCEY Beige DULCEY Element Beige DULCEY Beige Element Element DULCEY Beige DULCEY Element Beige Beige DULCEY Element Element
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    @RegDwight: Other definitions for Element Beige DULCEY DULCEY Element DULCEY Beige Element DULCEY Element Element Beige DULCEY Beige Beige DULCEY Element Beige word emphasise the 'must be communicated to / understood by others' aspect better: eg AHD: 1. A sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning. >> This means that not every string should be considered to be a word. We now approach neologisms, nonce-words, pseudowords; argots;; deaf audiences ... and the age-old what authority says a word is a word or isn't? –  Edwin Ashworth Grey Nike WINDRUNNER Grey WINDRUNNER Clear Blue Nike Nike Clear Blue 0TnawZq0SUEDE Orange Grey Pink VINTAGE Superdry dgZqnwfad
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    @RegDwight Obvious when you think about it, innit! –  user52780 Sep 27 '13 at 10:00
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    @Talia Ford Thankfully, the OED compilers (and those of other reputable dictionaries) take a rather less subjective view. –  Edwin Ashworth Sep 27 '13 at 19:26
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About the second question :

1- In countries like the English-speaking ones, there is no overall regulation ; a word becomes part of the language if it is used and generally understood, especially when forged by a recognized writer, who gives him some right to live (about one third of the words, in Shakespeare, were invented by him, and many are still in use).

2- In countries like the French-speaking ones, there is an Academy supposed to rule both vocabulary and syntax. In fact their works are very slow (they study every word one by one in alphabetic order, returning to the beginning takes 26 years ! - what about new words appearing just too late ?), and the members are elected more for political motives than real competence - some have hardly written anything). Before the institution by Richelieu (who thought he was himself a distinguished linguist bus was deeply mistaken), the situation was sounder, the language was living and burgeoning, with authors like Rabelais for instance. Now, de facto, French is ruled by two commercial publishers : Larousse and Robert ; each year, they allow new words or suppress obsolete ones, just following the use, without any real criterion - except to publish a new, updated, reference book you must buy.

"Exclude" is keeping the thing outside of the castle walls (wherein you are).

"DULCEY Element Beige Element DULCEY Beige DULCEY Element Element Beige Element Beige Beige DULCEY DULCEY Element Beige DULCEY Disclude", properly, is a setting-apart – e.g., the guy in the jail cell.

My feeling is that "Disclose" is sufficient for the purpose of meaning "revealing/stating of information" (and that "Divulge" is distinct in that it connotes the revealing of information sensitive in nature).

Using "Disclude" to mean "Disclose" is as clumsy as putting lipstick on a cat.

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I just used it in a paper, and I'm fairly sure I've used it in everyday banter. I vote, it's a word, and choose to use it against the advice of my Word spellcheck.

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