[ik-spoz-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪkˈspɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
of the nature of exposition; serving to , set forth, or explain:
an expository essay; expository writing.
of, involving, or assisting in exposition; explanatory
1620s, from Medieval Latin expositorius, from expositus, past participle of exponere (see expound). Earlier in English as a noun meaning “an expository treatise, commentary” (early 15c.).
/ˈɛkspəʊˌsəʊm/ noun 1. a collection of environmental factors, such as stress and diet, to which an individual is exposed and which can have an effect on health
[eks pohst] /ɛks ˈpoʊst/ adjective 1. based on analysis of past performance (opposed to ).
[eks pohst fak-toh] /ˈɛks ˌpoʊst ˈfæk toʊ/ adverb 1. from or by subsequent action; subsequently; retrospectively; retroactively. adjective 2. having retroactive force; made or done subsequently: an ex post facto law. /ɛks pəʊst ˈfæktəʊ/ adjective 1. having retrospective effect: an ex post facto law from Medieval Latin ex postfacto, “from what is done afterwards.” ex […]
[ik-spos-chuh-leyt] /ɪkˈspɒs tʃəˌleɪt/ verb (used without object), expostulated, expostulating. 1. to reason earnestly with someone against something that person intends to do or has done; remonstrate: His father expostulated with him about the evils of gambling. /ɪkˈspɒstjʊˌleɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) usually foll by with. to argue or reason (with), esp in order to dissuade from […]