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exhibit

verb  us   /ɪɡˈzɪb·ət/

exhibit verb (SHOW AN OBJECT)

[I/T] to show something in public for competition, sale, or amusement: [T] The gallery is exhibiting his paintings and watercolors.

exhibit verb (SHOW A QUALITY)

[T] to show something, esp. a quality, by your behavior: He exhibited poor judgment.

exhibit

noun [C]  us   /ɪɡˈzɪb·ət/

exhibit noun [C] (OBJECT SHOWN)

an object or a collection of things shown publicly for people to enjoy or learn about: The museum’s exhibits range from Iron Age pottery to Eskimo clothing. law An exhibit is an item used as evidence (= proof) in a trial.
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