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showcase

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʃəʊkeɪs/
MARKETING a situation or an event that makes it possible for the best features of something to be seen: a showcase for sth The North American International Auto Show is a showcase for new technologies related to driving.a showcase of sth The expo will be the largest showcase of green building products ever held. The forum included a technology showcase, during which participants were provided with hands-on demonstrations. 530 acres of land will be transformed into a showcase city.
COMMERCE in a store, museum, etc., a glass box in which products or objects can be displayed: They smashed a glass showcase, took 12 pieces of jewellery and fled.
(Definition of showcase noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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