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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An exposure or a revelation of something discreditable.
  • n. A formal exposition of facts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. publication of some disreputable facts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A formal recital or exposition of facts; exposure, or revelation, of something which some one wished to keep concealed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A formal recital of the causes and motives of an act or acts, or of the facts of a case.
  • n. Exposure; specifically, an undesired or undesirable exposure.
  • n. Synonyms Exposition, Exhibit, etc. See exhibition.

Etymologies

French, past participle of exposer, to expose, from Old French; see expose.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French exposé. (Wiktionary)

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