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"exhibit" in British English

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exhibitverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/  us   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/
C1 to show something publicly: He frequently exhibits at the art gallery. In the summer the academy will exhibit several prints that are rarely seen. He exhibited great self-control considering her rudeness.

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exhibitnoun [C]

uk   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/  us   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/
C1 an object that is shown to the public in a museum, etc.: The museum has a fascinating collection of exhibits ranging from Iron Age pottery to Inuit clothing.
C1 US (UK exhibition) a collection of objects that is shown to the public in a museum, etc.: Let's go see the new dinosaur exhibit.
specialized law a thing used as evidence (= proof that something is true) in a trial: Is exhibit C the weapon that you say was used?
(Definition of exhibit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exhibit" in American English

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exhibitverb

 us   /ɪɡˈzɪb·ət/
  • exhibit verb (SHOW AN OBJECT)

[I/T] to show something in public for competition, sale, or amusement: [T] The gallery is exhibiting his paintings and watercolors.
  • exhibit verb (SHOW A QUALITY)

[T] to show something, esp. a quality, by your behavior: He exhibited poor judgment.

exhibitnoun [C]

 us   /ɪɡˈzɪb·ət/
  • exhibit noun [C] (OBJECT SHOWN)

an object or a collection of things shown publicly for people to enjoy or learn about: The museum’s exhibits range from Iron Age pottery to Eskimo clothing.
law An exhibit is an item used as evidence (= proof) in a trial.
(Definition of exhibit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exhibit" in Business English

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exhibitverb

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/
[I or T] to show something publicly in a place such as museum or trade show: She has exhibited her art all over the world.exhibit at/in sth The £20,000 prize helped him to exhibit at the Paris Fashion Show.
[T] formal if someone or something exhibits a quality, they show that they have that quality: Did he exhibit any leadership talents?

exhibitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪbɪt/
an object that is shown to the public in a place such as a museum or trade show: art exhibits
LAW an object, photograph, etc. that is shown in a court because it gives information about a crime
(Definition of exhibit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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