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presentation

noun
 
 
/ˌprezənˈteɪʃən/
[C] a talk to a group in which information about a new product, plan, etc. is presented: give/make/do a presentation I made a presentation to the board, but sadly it was rejected. They gave a PowerPoint presentation explaining what they hoped to accomplish.sales/strategy presentation Closing a sale constitutes the objective of any sales presentation.
[U] the way in which someone or something appears or is shown: Presentation is important if you want people to buy your products.business/corporate/public presentation The most important place to spend money is on business presentation, meaning the quality of your stationery, business cards, brochures, etc.
(Definition of presentation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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