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"exhibition" in British English

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exhibitionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌek.sɪˈbɪʃ.ən/  us   /ˌek.səˈbɪʃ.ən/
B1 an event at which objects such as paintings are shown to the public, a situation in which someone shows a particular skill 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 of sculpture on at the city gallery. The athlete's third, and winning, jump was an exhibition of skill and strength.

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"exhibition" in American English

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exhibitionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌek·səˈbɪʃ·ən/
a collection of things shown publicly: [C] an exhibition of model airplanes
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"exhibition" in Business English

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exhibitionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌeksɪˈbɪʃən/
an occasion when objects are shown to the public: an exhibition of ethically designed products 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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