Meaning of exposition

Definition of exposition

(noun) a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse; "we would have understood the play better if there had been some initial exposition of the background"
(music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur

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