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showstopper

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃəʊˌstɒp.ər/  us   /ˈʃoʊˌstɑː.pɚ/ approving
a piece in a stage performance that the audience enjoy so much that their clapping and shouts of approval interrupt the performance
showstopping
adjective [before noun] uk   /-ˌstɒp.ɪŋ/  us   /-ˌstɑː.pɪŋ/
a showstopping performance
Translations of “showstopper”
in Chinese (Traditional) 時常被熱烈掌聲打斷的精彩表演…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时常被热烈掌声打断的精彩表演…
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