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exposition




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exposition
     1. n. The action of exposing something to something, such as skin to the sunlight.
     2. n. The act of declaring or describing something through either speech or writing.
     3. n. (obsolete) The act of expulsion, or being expelled, from a place.
     4. n. (writing) An essay or speech in which any topic is discussed in detail.
     5. n. (writing) An opening section in fiction, including novel, play, and movie, by which background information about the characters, events, or setting is conveyed.
     6. n. (music) The opening section of a fugue; the opening section of a movement in sonata form
     7. n. The action of putting something out to public view; for example in a display or show.

Example Sentences

It is more of an exposition on our lives, representatives will meet with us, talk to us about our family life and live with us for one week and that's all if we are chosen to represent our state. 

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