exposure


exposure

noun

Definition of EXPOSURE

1
the state of being left without shelter or protection against something harmful <some people chronically avoid situations in which there is a high level of exposure to germs>
2
the state or fact of facing a particular direction <this plant will need to be in a room with a southern exposure>
Related Words alignment (also alinement), arrangement
3
the act or an instance of making known something previously unknown or concealed <the exposure by the local newspaper of a kickback scheme in the public works department>
Related Words bombshell, kick, kicker, surprise (also surprize); acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, concession, confession
Near Antonyms concealment, cover-up

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