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showcase

noun show·case \ ˈshō-ˌkās \
Updated on: 17 Dec 2017

Definition of showcase

1 : a glazed case, box, or cabinet for displaying and protecting wares in a store or articles in a museum
2 : a setting, occasion, or medium for exhibiting something or someone especially in an attractive or favorable aspect

Examples of showcase in a Sentence

  1. The convention was a showcase of the company's new products.

Recent Examples of showcase from the Web

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First Known Use of showcase

1803


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showcase

verb

Definition of showcase

showcased; showcasing
transitive verb
: 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.

Recent Examples of showcase from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'showcase.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of showcase

1939


SHOWCASE Defined for English Language Learners

showcase

noun

Definition of showcase for English Language Learners

  • : 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


showcase

verb

Definition of showcase for English Language Learners

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


SHOWCASE Defined for Kids

showcase

noun show·case \ ˈshō-ˌkās \

Definition of showcase for Students

: a protective glass case in which things are displayed


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