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Definición de “showpiece” en inglés


noun [C] uk   /ˈʃəʊ.piːs/ us    /ˈʃoʊ-/
an extremely good example of something, which deserves to be admired: The hospital will be the new showpiece of the health service when it opens next year.
(Definition of showpiece from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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