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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·pose /ɪkˈspoz/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·pose /ɪkˈspoz/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pose v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exposed p. pr. & vb. n. Exposing.]
 1. To set forth; to set out to public view; to exhibit; to show; to display; as, to expose goods for sale; to expose pictures to public inspection.
    Those who seek truth only, freely expose their principles to the test, and are pleased to have them examined.   --Locke.
 2. To lay bare; to lay open to attack, danger, or anything objectionable; to render accessible to anything which may affect, especially detrimentally; to make liable; as, to expose one's self to the heat of the sun, or to cold, insult, danger, or ridicule; to expose an army to destruction or defeat.
    Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel.   --Shak.
 3. To deprive of concealment; to discover; to lay open to public inspection, or bring to public notice, as a thing that shuns publicity, something criminal, shameful, or the like; as, to expose the faults of a neighbor.
    You only expose the follies of men, without arraigning their vices.   --Dryden.
 4. To disclose the faults or reprehensible practices of; to lay open to general condemnation or contempt by making public the character or arts of; as, to expose a cheat, liar, or hypocrite.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the exposure of an impostor or a fraud; "he published an
          expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
          [syn: unmasking]
      v 1: expose or make accessible to some action or influence;
           "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to
      2: make known to the public information that was previously
         known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a
         secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at
         which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal
         how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news
         to her" [syn: disclose, let on, bring out, reveal,
          discover, divulge, impart, break, give away, let
      3: to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum
         is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you
         show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National
         leaders will have to display the highest skills of
         statesmanship" [syn: exhibit, display]
      4: remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body;
         "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the
         subway" [syn: uncover] [ant: cover]
      5: disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose
         to disclose a stunning set" [syn: disclose]
      6: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
         [syn: queer, scupper, endanger, peril]
      7: expose to light, of photographic film
      8: expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false
         claims and ideas; "The physicist debunked the psychic's
         claims" [syn: debunk]
      9: abandon by leaving out in the open air; "The infant was
         exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many
         pets get abandoned"