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showcase

noun show·case \ ˈshō-ˌkās \
Updated on: 15 May 2018

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.

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First Known Use of showcase

1803

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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showcase

verb

Definition of showcase

showcased; showcasing
: 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.

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First Known Use of showcase

1939

in the meaning defined above

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SHOWCASE Defined for English Language Learners

showcase

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

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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