exposed adj.

VERBS be, feel | become | leave sb/sth Depletion of the ozone layer leaves the earth's surface increasingly exposed to harmful radiation from the sun.

ADV. extremely, heavily (business), highly, very The country became highly exposed to the vagaries of international markets. | completely, fully, totally | increasingly | fairly, rather, relatively | dangerously, painfully The postponement of difficult decisions left the government dangerously exposed to American influence.

PREP. to The garden was very exposed to westerly winds.