Translation of exposition in Spanish:

exposition

Pronunciation: /ˌekspəˈzɪʃən/

n

  • 1 u c 1.1 (of facts) exposición (f) to give an exposition hacer* una exposición 1.2 [Lit] presentación (f) (de los personajes o del argumento de una obra)
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    • The first edition of the Critique contained a lengthy exposition of the theory of transcendental idealism.
    • Finding examples of grounded theory that reveal all its facets and stages is very difficult, and it is unsurprising that many expositions of grounded theory fall back on the original illustrations.
    • This is an extremely well written and sympathetic essay, which rarely strays beyond an exposition of Guattari's ideas and their evolution.
    1.3 [Mus] exposición (f)
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    • Thus a sonata exposition, which in Mozart or Beethoven may often have two contrasting themes, is said to have a ‘first subject’ and a ‘second subject’.
    • The exposition contains a first theme in two parts, transition, two secondary themes, and a 19-bar closing section.
    • His measured, lyrical exposition of the movement's second theme seemed to touch the very soul of the music.
  • 2 c (exhibition) exposición (f)
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    • Similar to the inaugural event in Beijing two years ago, the exposition in Shanghai also featured a wide range of exhibitions on world soccer.
    • The company promotes trade shows and expositions, and publishes books, including the famous ‘For Dummies’ series, among other activities.
    • With Georges being a supplier of equipment for the construction industry, their life was going to trade shows and expositions.

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