exposition

Part of speech: noun

A public exhibition.

Part of speech: noun

An explanation; commentary.

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Usage examples "exposition":

  1. Any further explanation of a thing which, if the previous exposition has been assented to, is so obvious, may here be spared. - "A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)", John Stuart Mill.
  2. He had come to represent Italy at the exposition. - "My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879", Mary King Waddington.
  3. Much that is required to make this hypothesis complete must stand over until, at the close of the second volume of the Principles of Psychology, I have space for a full exposition. - "Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I", Herbert Spencer.