ex·​po | \ ˈek-(ˌ)spō How to pronounce expo (audio) \
plural expos

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Examples of expo in a Sentence

many of the bigger expos won't fit into the city's relatively small civic center

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The Last Fling offers a wide variety of attractions for all ages to enjoy including: national and local musicians on two stages, Family Fun Land, a carnival, unique special events, a business expo and a running event. Holly Baumbach, chicagotribune.com, "Chicago’s end of summer festivals," 30 Aug. 2019 National Nuclear Security Administration chief Lisa Gordon-Hagerty outlined the challenges while speaking to hundreds of people gathered for a small business expo in New Mexico. Washington Post, "Official: Nuke program serves as ‘ultimate insurance policy’," 6 Aug. 2019 Roaming the aisles of the largest CBD expo in the United States taking place in Miami Beach this weekend resembles a walk through a candy store, with jars of gumballs, gummies and hard candy on display, all infused with CBD. Cindy Krischer Goodman, sun-sentinel.com, "Just chillin': CBD won’t get you high, but it can ease what ails you, vendors say," 3 Aug. 2019 Newsletter Sign-up Some industry observers expected Nintendo to unveil the new models last month at the E3 videogame expo in Los Angeles. Sarah E. Needleman, WSJ, "Nintendo Moves Forward with a Cheaper Switch Console," 10 July 2019 Follow IndyStar reporter Amy Bartner through the main floor of the expo hall at the Indiana Convention Center for a tour of the kickoff of the event (recorded from a live broadcast). Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Drake is a 12-year-old who's kicking cancer's butt. His wish is to play D&D at Gen Con.," 30 July 2019 In addition, county supervisors approved $300,000 earlier this year to pay for a new concert lawn and stage, murals celebrating the fair’s anniversary, and a new outdoor tent for large livestock previously housed inside an expo hall. Thy Vo, The Mercury News, "Yes, folks, there really is a fair in Santa Clara County," 28 July 2019 Ohio Medical Marijuana Card will host the expo from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road. Randy Tucker, Cincinnati.com, "Medical marijuana expo coming to Sharonville this weekend," 21 May 2019 At its highest capacity the plant can manage waste for up to 500,000 people, the same range as two other plants featured at the expo. Dominique Fong, WSJ, "Flush With Ideas: Bill Gates Pursues the Toilet of the Future," 9 Nov. 2018

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1913, in the meaning defined above

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