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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexposedex‧posed /ɪkˈspəʊzd $ -ˈspoʊzd/ AWL adjective  1 COVER#not protected from the weather opp sheltered an exposed coastline the side of the garden most exposed to wind2 not covered All exposed skin should be covered with protective cream.3 WEAKnot protected from attack syn vulnerable The old fort was very exposed. These developments leave the British government in an exposed position.
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exposedInvivo, however, it is likely that only posterior mesenchyme is exposed.Exposed areas, such as the nose, ears, and fingers, are more likely to get frostbite.The figure landed like a cat, whirling, the knife hinging at Delaney's exposed belly.This item, in short-term use and probably trailing exposed cable, must be teamed with a circuit-breaker.She stood up carefully, feeling the cold air move across her exposed face and hands, and turned around.Thin crops on exposed hillsides are better on the smaller supports.This story was first exposed in the August 1973 issue of the New Internationalist.Sometimes the track was exposed, other times tunnelled by rhododendrons and very overgrown.A computer with an exposed unearthed metal chassis would fall short of the expectation of safety.exposed positionAnxiously I looked forward, fearing an assault upon my exposed position..Had the advice of some hon. Members been followed over the years, we might now be in a very exposed position.There the nectar does not evaporate as quickly as it would if it were in a more exposed position.These developments will continue to leave governments in an increasingly exposed position.The region's exposed position also means it's often notoriously windy.It stood successfully in this very exposed position until December 1755.Those at the edges of a stand or in an exposed position were excluded.This can leave him in an uncomfortably exposed position, while denying Parliament any effective control.
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