Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “showcase”

See all translations

showcase

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃəʊ.keɪs/ us    /ˈʃoʊ-/

showcase noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a container with glass sides in which valuable or important objects are kept so that they can be looked at without being touched, damaged, or stolen

showcase noun [C] (OPPORTUNITY)

a situation or event that makes it possible for the best features of something to be seen: The Venice Film Festival has always been the showcase of Italian cinema. The exhibition is an annual showcase for British design and innovation.

showcase

verb [T] uk   /ˈʃəʊ.keɪs/ us    /ˈʃoʊ-/
to show the best qualities or parts of something: The main aim of the exhibition is to showcase British design.
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…
(Definition of showcase from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of showcase?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “showcase” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

nation

a country, especially when thought of as a large group of people living in one area with their own government, language, traditions, etc.

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More