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English definition of “exhibit”

exhibit

verb [I/T] (SHOW AN OBJECT)   /ɪɡˈzɪb·ət/
to show something in public for competition, sale, or amusement: [T] The gallery is exhibiting his paintings and watercolors.
(Definition of exhibit verb (SHOW AN OBJECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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