Definition of overexpose verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    overexpose

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərɪkˈspəʊz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərɪkˈspoʊz//
     
    [usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overexpose
    BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərɪkˈspəʊz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərɪkˈspoʊz//
     
    he / she / it overexposes
    BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərɪkˈspəʊzɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərɪkˈspoʊzɪz//
     
    past simple overexposed
    BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərɪkˈspəʊzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərɪkˈspoʊzd//
     
    past participle overexposed
    BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərɪkˈspəʊzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərɪkˈspoʊzd//
     
    -ing form overexposing
    BrE BrE//ˌəʊvərɪkˈspəʊzɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərɪkˈspoʊzɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1overexpose something to affect the quality of a photograph or film by allowing too much light to enter the camera opposite underexpose
  2. 2overexpose somebody/something to allow somebody/something to be seen too much on television, in the newspapers, etc. The club is careful not to let the younger players be overexposed, and rarely allows them to be interviewed.
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