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exponentnoun [C]

uk   /ɪkˈspəʊ.nənt/  us   /ɪkˈspoʊ.nənt/
  • exponent noun [C] (PERSON)

a person who supports an idea or belief or performs an activity: Adam Smith was an exponent of free trade. Jacqueline du Pré was a leading exponent of the cello.
(Definition of exponent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exponent" in American English

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exponentnoun [C]

 us   /ɪkˈspoʊ·nənt, ˈek·spoʊ-/
someone who supports an idea, plan, or position: He was the leading exponent of the behavioral approach to psychology.

exponentnoun [C]

 us   /ɪkˈspoʊ·nənt/
mathematics a number or sign that shows how many times another number is to be multiplied by itself
(Definition of exponent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exponent" in Business English

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exponentnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪkˈspəʊnənt/
a person who supports an idea or belief: an exponent of sth Adam Smith was an exponent of free trade.
a person who performs an activity: an exponent of sth He is one of Japan's master exponents of the art of sushi.
a number or sign which shows how many times another number is to be multiplied by itself: In 6³ and y², 3 and 2 are the exponents.
(Definition of exponent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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