Exposed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈspoʊzd|  American pronunciation of the word exposed
Brit.  |ɪkˈspəʊzd|  British pronunciation of the word exposed
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto expose
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto expose

adjective

- with no protection or shield(syn: open)

the exposed northeast frontier

- not covered with clothing(syn: uncovered)

her exposed breast

Examples

All exposed skin should be covered with protective cream.

The old fort was very exposed.

These developments leave the British government in an exposed position.

...without our immune systems we'd be exposed to all sorts of deadly infections...

...the exposed electrical wires were a safety hazard...

The coastline was exposed to the direct force of the hurricane.

Undercover investigators exposed the scam.

The incident exposed his weakness as a leader.

She was exposed to high levels of radiation.

He exposed the spy's duplicity.

Many people had to be immunized after being exposed to the disease.

Their methodical review of the evidence exposed some problems with the study's findings.

...the sordid misdoings of the city councilman were exposed as a result of an intense investigation by the local newspaper...

She exposed their sham and hypocrisy.

...the newspaper offered a shamefaced apology for having published photographs that were later exposed as fakes...

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