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showpiece

showpiece

noun show·piece \ˈshō-ˌpēs\

: something that is the best or most attractive thing being shown

: something that is seen as an excellent or outstanding example of something

Full Definition of SHOWPIECE

:  a prime or outstanding example used for exhibition

Examples of SHOWPIECE

  1. The museum's showpiece is a painting by Picasso.
  2. The house is an architectural showpiece.

First Known Use of SHOWPIECE

1847

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