exposé

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French exposé.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛkspoʊˈzeɪ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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exposé (plural exposés)

  1. The act of exposing somebody or something; a shameful showing up.
    • 1842, [anonymous collaborator of Letitia Elizabeth Landon], chapter XXVIII, in Lady Anne Granard; or, Keeping up Appearances. [], volume II, London: Henry Colburn, [], OCLC 1000392275, page 65:
      "What shall be said to my sister? We cannot steal from her without saying something, as she would conclude we were murdered, apply to the ambassador, and bring on the very exposé we desire to avoid."
  2. A publication of investigative journalism that reveals hidden and often scandalous truths.
  3. A formal recital or exposition.

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of verb exposer (to expose).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

exposé (feminine exposée, masculine plural exposés, feminine plural exposées)

  1. exposed

Noun[edit]

exposé m (plural exposés)

  1. presentation

Further reading[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from French exposé.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛkspɔˈzɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔzɛ
  • Syllabification: ex‧po‧sé

Noun[edit]

exposé n (indeclinable)

  1. exposé (formal speech given by a prime minister)

Further reading[edit]

  • exposé in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • exposé in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French exposé.

Noun[edit]

exposé c

  1. a presentation

Declension[edit]

Declension of exposé 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative exposé exposén exposéer exposéerna
Genitive exposés exposéns exposéers exposéernas

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