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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , present participle of exponere; EXPOSE

exponent

noun
     
Related topics: Numbers
ex‧po‧nent [countable]
1 an exponent of an idea, belief etc tries to explain it and persuade others that it is good or useful
exponent of
a leading exponent of desktop publishing
2 an exponent of a particular skill, idea, or activity is someone who is good at it
exponent of
The most famous exponent of this approach to art was probably Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
3 technicalHMN a sign written above and to the right of a number or letter to show how many times that quantity is to be multiplied by itself

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