Definition of expo in English:



  • A large international exhibition.

    • ‘Kids Expo is the most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the children of the region held throughout the year.’
    • ‘The location was used for the Expo 67 World Fair and the paddock backs onto a rowing basin built for the 1976 Olympic Games.’
    • ‘Thirteen local tourism enterprises will exhibit at the Namibian Cultural Route stand at the Expo.’
    • ‘Motor Expo and fruit markets also held their exhibits in this zone.’
    • ‘Plan Expo may be a trade fair for the construction industry, but every year it is the launch pad for the latest concepts in design.’
    exhibition, fair, trade fair, display, show, presentation, demonstration
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1950s: abbreviation of exposition.