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exhibit

verb [I or T] uk   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/ us  
C1 to show something publicly: He frequently exhibits at the art gallery. In the summer the academy will exhibit several prints that are rarely seen. He exhibited great self-control considering her rudeness.
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noun [C] uk   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/ us  
C1 an object that is shown to the public in a museum, etc.: The museum has a fascinating collection of exhibits ranging from Iron Age pottery to Inuit clothing.C1 US ( UK exhibition) a collection of objects that is shown to the public in a museum, etc.: Let's go see the new dinosaur exhibit. specialized law a thing used as evidence (= proof that something is true) in a trial: Is exhibit C the weapon that you say was used?
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