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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.
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