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English definition of “expose”


verb [T] (SHOW THE TRUTH)   /ɪkˈspoʊz/
to publicly show that someone or something is bad or dishonest: He was exposed as a fraud and a liar.
(Definition of expose verb (SHOW THE TRUTH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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