exposition

[ ek-spuh-zish-uh n ]
/ ˌɛk spəˈzɪʃ ən /

noun

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Origin of exposition

1300–50; Middle English exposicioun < Latin expositiōn- (stem of expositiō), equivalent to exposit(us) (see expose) + -iōn- -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM exposition

ex·po·si·tion·al, adjectivepre·ex·po·si·tion, nounre·ex·po·si·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for exposition

exposition
/ (ˌɛkspəˈzɪʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of exposition

expositional, adjective

Word Origin for exposition

C14: from Latin expositiō a setting forth, from expōnere to display; see exponent
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