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Noun: exposition  ,ek-spu'zi-shun
  1. A systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
    - expounding
  2. (art) a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
    - exhibition, expo
  3. An account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse
    "we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background"
  4. (music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur

Derived forms: expositions

Type of: account, accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, explanation, interpretation, section, subdivision

Encyclopedia: Exposition, Eaux-Fortes et Méandres