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English definition of “show”

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verb [T] (FAIL TO HIDE)    /ʃəʊ/ US  /ʃoʊ/ (showed, shown)
to fail to hide something, or to make it possible to see or know something that is not intended to be seen or known: Your shirt's so thin that it shows your bra. Light-coloured carpets show the dirt. [+ question word] His failure in the exams shows (up) just how bad his teachers are.Showing and demonstrating
(Definition of show verb (FAIL TO HIDE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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