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exposition

noun uk   us   /ˌek.spəˈzɪʃ.ən/

exposition noun (EXPLANATION)

[C or U] formal a clear and full explanation of an idea or theory: It purports to be an exposition of Catholic social teaching.
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exposition noun (SHOW)

[C] (also expo) a show in which industrial goods, works of art, etc. are shown to the public: the San Francisco exposition Expo 92 (= a show that happened in 1992)
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