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showcase

noun [C]  us   /ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs/

showcase noun [C] (CABINET)

a cabinet, usually of glass, in which objects are kept that are valuable or easily broken: a jeweler’s showcase

showcase noun [C] (OPPORTUNITY)

a place or event where something, esp. something new, can be shown or performed: The Sundance Film Festival is an especially sympathetic showcase for unusual films.

showcase

verb [T]  us   /ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs/

showcase verb [T] (SHOW BEST PARTS)

to show the best qualities or parts of something: In the opening set, he showcased his own songs.
Translations of “showcase”
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, (玻璃)陳列櫃,展示櫥…
in Russian показ лучшего…
in Turkish vitrin, sergi vitrini, sergileme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, (玻璃)陈列柜,展示橱…
in Polish wizytówka…
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