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expository

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adjective ex·pos·i·to·ry \-zə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Simple Definition of expository

  • —used to describe writing that is done to explain something

Full Definition of expository

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing exposition <expository writing>

Examples of expository

  1. <an expository piece on the workings of the internal-combustion engine>



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