1. a particular time or state that something reaches as it grows or develops
Don't expose it to the rain.
It's dangerous to expose babies to strong sunlight.
Scandal could expose the lie.
Government lies were exposed a few years later
The fraud was exposed.
if person is exposed as a liar / cheater etc., the truth about them is finally revealed - for all to see
tooth decay when the hard surface of your teeth breaks down and exposes more sensitive parts
Sometimes people try to expose what's wrong with you because they can't handle everything that's right about you.
You don't have to expose the corpse.
They had been exposed to dangerous chemicals.
Police officers are exposed to danger.
Sara took off her t-shirt and exposed her stomach because she wanted to get a tan.
The report revealed that workers had been exposed to high levels of radiation.
The videotape of the meeting exposed him as thoroughly corrupt.
I want to expose the truth. People have the right to know everything that their government is doing.
3. He left the stage
At this stage you should already know how to deal with angry customers.
What's it like to be on stage and talk to hundreds of people? / So after this basic stage, there are two points where people often get stuck in their language learning. / One stage of the journey is over, another begins.
Only a poor man knows what such a passion costs in cab-hire, gloves, linen, tailor's bills, and the like. If the Platonic stage lasts a little too long, the affair grows ruinous.
Each stage of life is a preparation for the next as well as a complete life in itself.
Due to this a lot of time was lost, it's possible that if it wasn't for this accident the final stage of the race would have been better.
Our land abounds in nature’s gifts, Of beauty rich and rare; In history’s page let every stage, Advance Australia Fair!
The race developed into a free-for-all but Shinomiya lapped the group and in the final stage steadily piled on points with good timing to achieve victory.
Tom Skeleton, the ancient stage doorkeeper, sat in his battered armchair, listening as the actors came up the stone stairs from their dressing rooms.
At this stage there is still not a clear energy policy for bringing decentralised power to rural areas.
When he gets up on stage to sing one of his out-of-tune solos, I get so nervous for him that I get sweaty palms.
There is no such thing, at this stage of the world’s history in America, as an independent press.
Over the weekend, the Kremlin also staged a massive anti-American march through Moscow, reviving another relic of the Cold War. /steɪdʒ/
The early stages of childhood are very important for the child's development. / She acted on stage for the first time.
English word "stage"(stage) occurs in sets:Vocabulary 6
5. a part of an activity or a period of development