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noun [countable] exponent pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈspəʊnənt/
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  1. 1
    formal someone who tries to persuade other people to support an idea, theory, political plan etc
    exponent of:

    a leading exponent of free trade

  2. 2
    someone who is very good at a particular skill or activity and is an example to other people
    exponent of:

    the leading exponent of this style of architecture

  3. 3
    maths a small number or letter written above and to the right of another number to show how many times you should multiply that number by itself


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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