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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make something known.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To make something known. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: a public revelation, as of something discreditable.

Usage examples (35)
  • The magazine article will expose the dangers of lead paint in old houses.
  • expose your students to art
  • He published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government
  • Go Palin expose those liberals for who they are!!! for more
Tutoring comment
  • To "expose" (to open one to risk or harm) the corruption, they screened their "expose" (revealing a scandal) at "expos" (expositions) all around the world.
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