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English definition of “showing”

showing

noun uk   /ˈʃəʊ.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈʃoʊ-/

showing noun (PERFORMANCE)

[C usually singular] the quality of someone's performance in a competition: She managed a good/strong showing in the world championship. She had a dismal showing in the opinion polls.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport

showing noun (PUBLIC EVENT)

[C] an opportunity for the public to see something: This is the film's first showing on British television.Cinema - general wordsExhibiting and exhibitions
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