English translation of 'exposition'
1. (le fait d’exposer)
[de marchandises] displaying
[d’oeuvres d’art] exhibiting
2. (= manifestation) exhibition
une exposition de peinture an exhibition of paintings
Exposition universelle Universal Exhibition
3. (au soleil, au danger) exposure
4. (Photography) exposure
5. [de maison, pièce] aspect ⧫ orientation
6. (livre, théâtre) explanation ⧫ exposition
(= introduction) exposition
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Example Sentences Including 'exposition'
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L'événement, l'exposition tous les mois, des oeuvres d'un peintre, d'un sculpteur ou d'un designer.Marie Claire
Tous ces exemples, toutes ces étapes dans la longue histoire de notre planète se donnent à voir dans l'exposition du Muséum.Le Monde (1999)
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'exposition' in Other Languages
British English: exhibition /ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃən/ NOUN
An exhibition is a public display of art, products, skills, activities, etc.
The paintings are currently on exhibition in the city.
- American English: exhibition
- Arabic: مَعْرِض
- Brazilian Portuguese: exposição
- Chinese: 展览会
- Croatian: izložba
- Czech: výstava
- Danish: udstilling
- Dutch: tentoonstelling
- European Spanish: exposición
- Finnish: näyttely
- French: exposition
- German: Ausstellung
- Greek: έκθεση εκδήλωση
- Italian: esposizione
- Japanese: 展示
- Korean: 전시회
- Norwegian: utstilling
- Polish: wystawa
- European Portuguese: exposição
- Romanian: expoziție
- Russian: выставка
- Spanish: exhibición
- Swedish: utställning
- Thai: งานแสดง
- Turkish: sergi
- Ukrainian: виставка
- Vietnamese: triển lãm
British English: exposition NOUN
An exposition of an idea or theory is a detailed explanation or account of it.
He was valued because of his clear exposition of rational thought.
British English: exposure NOUN
Exposure to something dangerous means being in a situation where it might affect you.
Exposure to lead is known to damage the brains of young children.
Nearby words of 'exposition'
Translation of exposition from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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