US: /ɪkˈspoʊz/

English Vietnamese dictionary

expose /iks'pouz/
  • ngoại động từ
    • phơi ra
    • phơi bày ra, phô ra; bóc trần, phơi trần, vạch trần, bộc lộ
      • to expose crime: vạch trần tội ác
      • to expose someone: vạch mặt nạ ai, vạch trần tội ác của ai
    • bày ra để bán, trưng bày
    • đặt vào (nơi nguy hiểm...), đặt vào tình thế dễ bị (tai nan...)
      • to expose someone to danger: đặt ai vào tình thế hiểm nguy
    • (động tính từ quá khứ) xoay về (nhà...)
      • exposed to the south: xoay về hướng nam
    • vứt bỏ (đứa con) ra ngoài đường
    • (nhiếp ảnh) phơi sang (phim ảnh)

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb [VN]
show sth hidden
1 to show sth that is usually hidden: He smiled suddenly, exposing a set of amazingly white teeth. + Miles of sand are exposed at low tide. + My job as a journalist is to expose the truth. + He did not want to expose his fears and insecurity to anyone.
show truth
2 to tell the true facts about a person or a situation, and show them/it to be immoral, illegal, etc: She was exposed as a liar and a fraud. + He threatened to expose the racism that existed within the police force.
to sth harmful
3 ~ sb/sth / yourself (to sth) to put sb/sth in a place or situation where they are not protected from sth harmful or unpleasant: to expose yourself to criticism / ridicule + Do not expose babies to strong sunlight. + The roof collapsed, exposing the timbers to the elements. + You could be exposing yourself to unnecessary risks when driving alone.
give experience
4 ~ sb to sth to let sb find out about sth by giving them experience of it or showing them what it is like: We want to expose the kids to as much art and culture as possible. + mountain communities that had not been exposed to tourism before
film in camera
5 to allow light onto the film inside a camera when taking a photograph
6 ~ yourself a man who exposes himself, shows his sexual organs in public in a way that is offensive to other people
See also - EXPOSURE
+ noun
an account of the facts of a situation, especially when these are shocking or have deliberately been kept secret: a damning expose of police corruption

Thesaurus dictionary

1 (lay) bare, reveal, uncover, show, exhibit, present, display, disclose; divulge, unveil, unmask, discover, air, ventilate, let out, leak, betray, bring to light, make known:
He unbuttoned his shirt, exposing his hairy chest. The facts of the case will be exposed tomorrow. Will he expose the names of his accomplices?
2 risk, imperil, endanger, jeopardize, hazard:
Do not expose your house to danger of flooding by building it so close to the river.
3 expose to. subject to, introduce to, acquaint with, bring into contact with:
Today children are not taught, but 'exposed to education'.

Collocation dictionary

1 uncover sth


completely, fully | briefly | suddenly | deliberately
She lifted her chin in a gesture that deliberately exposed the line of her throat.


These drawings must not be exposed to the air.

2 show the truth


fully | clearly
a report which clearly exposes the weakness of the government's economic policy
| publicly
He was publicly exposed as a liar and a cheat.
| cruelly
He was outclassed by an Aston Villa side that cruelly exposed his lack of pace.


threaten to | seek to, try to

3 to sth harmful


directly | constantly
The general public is constantly exposed to radiation.
| regularly



Concise English dictionary

+the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
+expose or make accessible to some action or influence
+make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
+to show, make visible or apparent
+remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
+disclose to view as by removing a cover
+put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
+expose to light, of photographic film
+expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
+abandon by leaving out in the open air