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exposure

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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

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2 the state or fact of facing a particular direction
  • this plant will need to be in a room with a southern exposure

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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

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The first known use of exposure was in 1605

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“Exposure.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exposure. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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