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exposition

noun uk   /ˌek.spəˈzɪʃ.ən/ us  

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)
Translations of “exposition”
in Spanish exposición…
in French exposé, exposition…
in German die Erklärung, die Ausstellung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋, 清楚詳盡的解釋, 詳細闡述…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释, 清楚详尽的解释, 详细阐述…
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