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"exhibition" in British English

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exhibitionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌek.sɪˈbɪʃ.ən/
B1 an ​event at which ​objects such as ​paintings are ​shown to the ​public, a ​situation in which someone ​shows a ​particularskill or ​quality to the ​public, or the ​act of ​showing these things: The ​photographs will be on exhibition until the end of the ​month. There's a new exhibition ofsculpture on at the ​citygallery. The athlete's third, and ​winning, ​jump was an exhibition of ​skill and ​strength.

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(Definition of exhibition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exhibition" in American English

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exhibitionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌek·səˈbɪʃ·ən/
a ​collection of things ​shownpublicly: [C] an exhibition of ​modelairplanes
(Definition of exhibition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exhibition" in Business English

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exhibitionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌeksɪˈbɪʃən/
an occasion when ​objects are shown to the ​public: an exhibition ofethicallydesignedproducts art/​fashion/​trade exhibitions a touring/​travelling exhibition a permanent/​temporary exhibition
be on exhibition if something is on exhibition, it is in a ​place where the ​public can come to ​look at it: All the latest ​cars are on exhibition at the Motor Show.
(Definition of exhibition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exhibition”
in Arabic مَعْرَض…
in Korean 전시회…
in Portuguese exposição…
in Catalan exposició…
in Japanese 展覧会, 展示会…
in Chinese (Simplified) 展览(会), 表现,显示…
in Turkish sergi, gösterime sunma, gösterilme…
in Russian выставка, проявление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 展覽(會), 表現,顯示…
in Italian mostra…
in Polish wystawa, pokaz…
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