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showcasenoun [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.

showcaseverb [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…
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