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showcase

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noun show·case \ˈshō-ˌkās\

Simple Definition of showcase

  • : a box that has a glass top or sides and that is used for displaying objects in a store, museum, etc.

  • : an event, occasion, etc., that shows the abilities or good qualities of someone or something in an attractive or favorable way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of showcase

  1. 1 :  a glazed case, box, or cabinet for displaying and protecting wares in a store or articles in a museum

  2. 2 :  a setting, occasion, or medium for exhibiting something or someone especially in an attractive or favorable aspect


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showcase

transitive verb show·case

Simple Definition of showcase

  • : to show (something or someone) in an attractive or favorable way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of showcase

showcasedshowcasing

  1. :  to exhibit especially in an attractive or favorable aspect <showcase new talent>

Examples of showcase in a sentence

  1. The program showcases up-and-coming musicians.



1945

First Known Use of showcase

1945


SHOWCASE Defined for Kids

showcase

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noun show·case \ˈshō-ˌkās\

Definition of showcase for Students

  1. :  a protective glass case in which things are displayed





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