- External; public; suitable to be imparted to the public; hence, capable of being readily or fully comprehended; " opposed to esoteric, or secret.
- 1977, Gaynor Jones and Jay Rahn, "Definitions of Popular Music: Recycled," Journal of Aesthetic Education, vol. 11, no. 4. (Oct), p. 81,
- :The grouping together of folk and elite might be termed relatively "esoteric," in contrast to the more "" popular forms.
- Of or pertaining to concepts having obvious practical application and that are not highly theoretical.
Etymology: From exotericus, exÅtericus, from á (exÅtericos) "external", adjectival form of á (exÅteros) "outside".
- Dutch: exoterisch
- French: exotérique
- Italian: essoterico , essoterica, essoterici , essoteriche
- Spanish: exotérico , exotérica
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