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exposure

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of exposure

  1. 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> Synonyms liability, openness, vulnerability Related Words predisposition, susceptibility; defenselessness, helplessness, weakness; danger, jeopardy, peril, risk Near Antonyms protection, safeguarding, sheltering, shielding

  2. 2 the state or fact of facing a particular direction <this plant will need to be in a room with a southern exposure> Synonyms aspect, frontage, orientation Related Words alignment (also alinement), arrangement

  3. 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> Synonyms disclosure, divulgence, revelationRelated Words bombshell, kick, kicker, surprise (also surprize); acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, concession, confessionNear Antonyms concealment, cover-up




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