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exposition

ex·po·si·tion

exposition

pronunciation:
ek sp zI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a detailed statement intended to explain something, esp. something difficult.
synonyms:
discourse, dissertation, thesis, treatise
similar words:
analysis, commentary, essay, exegesis, explanation, interpretation, study
definition 2: an act of explaining, as in a written work.
synonyms:
explanation, interpretation
similar words:
annotation, clarification, description, exegesis, treatment
definition 3: a public exhibition of artistic or industrial artifacts.
synonyms:
display, exhibit, exhibition
similar words:
demonstration, presentation, retrospective, show