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presentationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌprez·ənˈteɪ·ʃən, ˌpriˌzen-/
the ​act of giving or ​showing something, or the way in which something is given or ​shown: [C] a ​multimedia presentation [C] After the ​sales presentation, the ​board had a ​number of ​questions. [U] Presentation of the ​awardstakesplace at a ​banquet in ​June. [U] Both the ​food and ​its presentation were ​excellent.
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"presentation" in British English

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presentationnoun

uk   /ˌprez.ənˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌprez.ənˈteɪ.ʃən/
  • presentation noun (EVENT)

B1 [C] a ​talk giving ​information about something: The ​speaker gave an ​interesting presentation on ​urbantransport.
B2 [C] an ​occasion when ​prizes, ​qualifications, etc. are ​formally given to those who have ​won or ​achieved them: The presentation of ​prizes and ​certificates will take ​place in the ​mainhall.

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"presentation" in Business English

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presentationnoun

uk   us   /ˌprezənˈteɪʃən/
[C] a ​talk to a ​group in which ​information about a new ​product, ​plan, etc. is ​presented: give/make/do a presentation I made a presentation to the ​board, but sadly it was ​rejected. They gave a PowerPoint presentation explaining what they hoped to accomplish.sales/strategy presentation Closing a ​saleconstitutes the ​objective of any ​sales presentation.
[U] the way in which someone or something appears or is shown: Presentation is important if you want ​people to ​buy your ​products.business/corporate/public presentation The most important ​place to ​spendmoney is on ​business presentation, ​meaning the ​quality of your ​stationery, ​businesscards, ​brochures, etc.
(Definition of presentation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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