expo

[ek-spoh]
noun, plural expos. (often initial capital letter)
1.
a world's fair or international exposition: Expo '67 in Montreal.
2.
any exhibition or show: an annual computer expo.

Origin:
1960–65; by shortening

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expo (ˈɛkspəʊ)
 
n , pl -pos
short for exposition

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expo
exposition
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Example sentences
There is an organization here that holds gun shows at a large expo center.
Recruiters at the expo said veterans tend to be more organized and driven, and to feel drawn to a higher calling.
But it's not all mullets and roasting sausages at the expo.
That's fun for a couple of minutes at a technology expo, but not something you want to do every day.
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