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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspəʊʒər; ɪkˈspəʊʒə(r)/

Translation of exposure in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (contact) exposure to sth exposición (feminine)a algo exposure to the weather exposición a las inclemencias del tiempo he benefited from exposure to other cultures el contacto con otras culturas le resultó positivo they've had minimal exposure to computers han tenido poquísima experiencia con computadoras
    Example sentences
    • Many experimental studies of plants and animals, and clinical studies of humans have shown the harmful effect of excessive exposure to UVB radiation.
    • In order to protect children from exposure to harmful vapors, the toy industry has discontinued the use of PVC to produce plastics used in their products.
    • It is nonsensical to claim that it is not the Government's role to intervene to protect people from harmful exposure to tobacco smoke.
    1.2 (to view) he objected to the exposure of so much bare flesh estaba en contra de que se exhibiera tanta desnudez the exposure of earlier strata el descubrimiento de estratos anteriores indecent exposure exhibicionismo (masculine) 1.3 [Medicine/Medicina] congelación (feminine) to be suffering from exposure tener* síntomas de congelación to die from exposure morir* de frío
    Example sentences
    • A 14-year-old student was killed when he was hit by a falling tree and an elderly person died of exposure in the appalling weather conditions.
    • The two most dangerous conditions that can result from cold-weather exposure are frostbite and hypothermia.
    • Exposure has damaged the plaster ceilings, rotted joists, and peeled paint.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable 2.1 (unmasking) she was threatened with public exposure amenazaron con ponerla al descubierto his exposure as a drug dealer ruined his career su carrera se vio arruinada al revelarse que era un traficante de drogas 2.2 (publicity) publicidad (feminine) he has not had the exposure he deserves no ha recibido la atención pública que merece
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    • He was blamed for this inappropriate exposure of secret material, and it had a detrimental impact on his reputation and mental state.
    • Fearing exposure and embarrassment if he were to assume a conspicuous role at the new arts agency, he turned down the appointment.
    • It's against this background that the novel explodes into murder, mayhem, sexual intrigue and the scandalous exposure of secrets in a splendid denouement.
    Example sentences
    • In return, they would receive considerable exposure at most Tour events throughout Europe along with other marketing advantages.
    • This is a channel by film fans for film fans, credited with having brought many great films a wider audience, regular exposure and good publicity too.
    • I am disappointed that the seminary succumbed to the lure of media exposure in orchestrating this event.
  • 3 [Photography/Fotografía] 3.1 countable/numerable (camera setting) exposición (feminine) 3.2 countable/numerable (frame) fotografía (feminine), exposición (feminine) double exposure doble exposición (feminine), superimposición (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As he experimented with special lenses and different exposures and paper, his photography became increasingly art-inspired.
    • She will spend a day going through exposure, shutter speed, depth of field and how they are related.
    • For about five years, she devoted considerable energy to photography, meticulously recording exposures and light levels as she became conversant with the medium.
  • 4 (aspect) orientación (feminine) a house with a southern exposure una casa orientada al sur
    Example sentences
    • South and west exposures dry out more quickly, making these areas ideal for your most drought-and heat-tolerant plants.
    • It seems the trees in my neighbor's yard stood an excellent chance of blocking the television signal, which needs a southwestern exposure in the Northeast.
    • Lower dry biomass at the west and southwest exposures could be associated with higher respiration rates and earlier and longer stomatal closure in response to plant water deficits.

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