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Definitions for expository
ɪkˈspɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iex·pos·i·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expository, expositiveadjective

    serving to expound or set forth

    "clean expository writing"

Wiktionary

  1. expositoryadjective

    Serving to explain, explicate, or elucidate; expositive; of or relating to exposition.

    Practicing expository writing will teach you to explain complex concepts clearly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expositoryadjective

    pertaining to, or containing, exposition; serving to explain; explanatory; illustrative; exegetical

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expository in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expository in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of expository in a Sentence

  1. Chris Pratt:

    This ups the ante for the last one in every way and shape you can imagine, it’s funnier, it moves faster, it’s richer, it has more dynamic stories, deeper emotional pull … we get to spend more time storytelling and less time giving expository backstory and origin story. It’s emotionally driven, character driven, relationship driven, epic space supernova that explodes and it’s bigger brighter faster than any movie you have ever seen.

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