expository

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adjective ex·pos·i·to·ry \ik-ˈspä-zə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of expository

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

Examples of expository in a sentence

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

1628

First Known Use of expository

1628


EXPOSITORY Defined for English Language Learners

expository

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adjective ex·pos·i·to·ry \ik-ˈspä-zə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of expository for English Language Learners

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



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