exposure

[ ik-spoh-zher ]
/ ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər /
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noun

Origin of exposure

First recorded in 1595–1605; expose + -ure
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British Dictionary definitions for self-exposure

exposure

/ (ɪkˈspəʊʒə) /

noun

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Word Origin and History for self-exposure

exposure


n.

c.1600, "public exhibition," from expose (v.) + -ure. Sense of "situation with regard to sun or weather" is from 1660s. Photographic sense is from 1839. Indecent exposure attested by 1825.

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