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Definition of exposition noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    exposition

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌekspəˈzɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌekspəˈzɪʃn//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] a full explanation of a theory, plan, etc. a clear and detailed exposition of their legal position
  2. 2[countable] an event at which people, businesses, etc. show and sell their goods; a trade fair
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Latin expositio(n-), from the verb exponere ‘expose, publish, explain’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: exposition