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English definition of “exposure”

exposure

noun [U] (HARMFUL CONDITION)   /ɪkˈspoʊ·ʒər/
a situation or condition that makes someone likely to be harmed, esp. because the person has not been protected from something dangerous: A federal court jury found the workers had been harmed by prolonged exposure to asbestos fibers. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight. Exposure is also a serious medical condition that is caused by being outside without protection from the weather.
(Definition of exposure noun (HARMFUL CONDITION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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