1 to sth harmful
ADJ. high, massive | maximum | excessive | low-level | long, long-term, prolonged | brief | constant, continued, continuous, repeated | chemical, radiation, sun | human human exposure to asbestos
VERB + EXPOSURE receive, suffer She suffered a massive exposure to toxic chemicals. | increase | limit, minimize, reduce Banks will seek to minimize their exposure to risk. | avoid
PREP. ~ to The report recommends people to avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight.
2 to experience
ADJ. brief | greater | limited
VERB + EXPOSURE give sb | get, have | increase
PREP. ~ to giving children greater exposure to other cultures
3 showing the truth
ADJ. full full exposure of the links between government officials and the arms trade | public
4 on TV/in newspapers, etc.
ADJ. regular | media, press, television
VERB + EXPOSURE give sb/sth The magazine aims to give exposure to the work of women artists. | gain, get, have, receive a would-be television personality who is constantly trying to get media exposure