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English

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɛkspǝʊ'zıʃǝn/

Etymology

Adopted from the French exposition, itself an adaptation of the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] exponere (to put forth).

Noun

Singular
exposition

Plural
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  1. The action of putting something out to public view; for example in a display or show.
  2. The act of declaring or describing something through either speech or writing.
  3. (obsolete) The act of expulsion, or being expelled, from a place.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An essay or speech in which any topic is discussed in detail.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A technique used in fiction, including novel, play, and movie, by which background information about the characters, events, or setting is conveyed.

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French

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɛkspɔzisjɔ̃/

Noun

exposition f. (plural expositions)

  1. exposition

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