US: /ɪkˈspoʊʒɝ/
UK: /ɛkspˈə‍ʊʒɐ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

exposure /iks'pouʤə/
  • danh từ
    • sự phơi
    • sự bóc trần, sự vạch trần
    • sự bày hàng
    • sự đặt vào (nơi nguy hiểm), sự đặt vào tình thế dễ bị (tai nạn...)
    • hướng
      • to have a southern exposure: hướng nam (nhà...)
    • sự vứt bỏ (đứa con) ra ngoài đường
    • (nhiếp ảnh) sự phơi nắng

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
to sth harmful
1 [U] ~ (to sth) the state of being in a place or situation where there is no protection from sth harmful or unpleasant: prolonged exposure to harmful radiation + (finance) the company's exposure on the foreign exchange markets (= to the risk of making financial losses)
showing truth
2 [U] the state of having the true facts about sb/sth told after they have been hidden because they are bad, immoral or illegal: exposure as a liar and a fraud + the exposure of illegal currency deals
on tv / in newspapers, etc.
3 [U] the fact of being discussed or mentioned on television, in newspapers, etc.
Her new movie has had a lot of exposure in the media.
medical condition
4 [U] a medical condition caused by being out in very cold weather for too long without protection: Two climbers were brought in suffering from exposure.
film in camera
5 [C] a length of film in a camera that is used to take a photograph: There are three exposures left on this roll of film.
6 [C] the length of time for which light is allowed to reach the film when taking a photograph: I used a long exposure for this one.
showing sth hidden
7 [U] the act of showing sth that is usually hidden

Thesaurus dictionary

1 baring, uncovering, laying open, unveiling, disclosure, disclosing, unmasking, revealing, revelation, exposé, airing, publication, publishing, communicating, communication, leaking, leak, divulging:
The exposure of the spy was part of the plan.
2 jeopardy, risk, hazard, endangerment, vulnerability, imperilment; danger, peril:
By diversifying your investments, you reduce your exposure to a loss in just one.
3 familiarity, knowledge, acquaintance, experience, contact, conversancy:
My exposure to Chinese philosophy has been negligible.
4 aspect, view, outlook, orientation, frontage; setting, location, direction:
She said that she preferred a bedroom with an easterly exposure.

Collocation dictionary

1 to sth harmful


high, massive | maximum | excessive | low-level | long, long-term, prolonged | brief | constant, continued, continuous, repeated | chemical, radiation, sun | human
human exposure to asbestos


receive, suffer
She suffered a massive exposure to toxic chemicals.
| increase | limit, minimize, reduce
Banks will seek to minimize their exposure to risk.
| avoid


~ to
The report recommends people to avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight.

2 to experience


brief | greater | limited


give sb | get, have | increase


~ to
giving children greater exposure to other cultures

3 showing the truth


full exposure of the links between government officials and the arms trade
| public

4 on TV/in newspapers, etc.


regular | media, press, television


give sb/sth
The magazine aims to give exposure to the work of women artists.
| gain, get, have, receive
a would-be television personality who is constantly trying to get media exposure

Concise English dictionary

+vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain
+the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
+the disclosure of something secret
+aspect re light or wind
+the state of being vulnerable or exposed
+the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
+a picture of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
+the act of exposing film to light
+presentation to view in an open or public manner
+abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)