- A systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
- A collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
- exhibition, expo
- An account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse
"we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background"
- (music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur
Derived forms: expositions
See also: exposit
(Marketing , formal)
a public event at which many different companies producing related products show and sell their new products and services:
an annual exposition of computer technology
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- he had great powers of lucid exposition.
- his main concern was with clear dialectical exposition.
- a brief exposition is given in this subsection and the next.
- i have never listened to a more illuminating exposition of the subject.
- de wiest criticized jacob's derivation and exposition.