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Meaning of “exhibit” in the English Dictionary

"exhibit" in British English

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exhibitverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/
C1 to show something ​publicly: He ​frequently exhibits at the ​artgallery. In the ​summer the ​academy will exhibit several ​prints that are ​rarelyseen. He exhibited ​greatself-controlconsidering her ​rudeness.

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exhibitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɪb.ɪt/
C1 an ​object that is ​shown to the ​public in a ​museum, etc.: The ​museum has a ​fascinatingcollection of exhibits ​ranging from Iron Age ​pottery to ​Inuitclothing.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 ​yourbehavior: He exhibited ​poorjudgment.

exhibitnoun [C]

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

an ​object or a ​collection of things ​shownpublicly for ​people to ​enjoy or ​learn about: The museum’s exhibits ​range from Iron ​Agepottery to ​Eskimoclothing. 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 ​leadershiptalents?

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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