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English definition of “presentation”

presentation

noun uk   /ˌprez.ənˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  

presentation noun (EVENT)

B1 [C] a talk giving information about something: The speaker gave an interesting presentation on urban transport.Lecturing and addressing B2 [C] an occasion when prizes, qualifications, etc. are formally given to those who have won or achieved them: The presentation of prizes and certificates will take place in the main hall.Prizes, rewards and medalsCeremonies

presentation noun (APPEARANCE)

C2 [U] the way something looks when it is shown to other people, or the way someone looks: Presentation is important if you want people to buy your products.Conditions and characteristics
(Definition of presentation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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