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ex·hi·bi·tion

 (ĕk′sə-bĭsh′ən)
n.
1. The act or an instance of exhibiting.
2. Something exhibited; an exhibit.
3. A large-scale public showing, as of art objects or industrial or agricultural products.
4. Chiefly British A grant given to a scholar by a school or university.

exhibition

(ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃən)
n
1. a public display of art, products, skills, activities, etc: a judo exhibition.
2. the act of exhibiting or the state of being exhibited
3. make an exhibition of oneself to behave so foolishly in public that one excites notice or ridicule
4. (Education) Brit an allowance or scholarship awarded to a student at a university or school

ex•hi•bi•tion

(ˌɛk səˈbɪʃ ən)

n.
1. an exhibiting, showing, or presenting to view.
2. a public display, as of artistic works, crafts, farm or factory products, performance skills, or objects of general interest.
3. a large fair of extended duration.
4. Brit. an allowance given to support a student in a school or university.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exhibition - the act of exhibitingexhibition - the act of exhibiting; "a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"
demonstration, presentation, presentment - a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"
production - (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law; "the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
rodeo - an exhibition of cowboy skills
2.exhibition - a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public displayexhibition - a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
art exhibition - an exhibition of art objects (paintings or statues)
peepshow, raree-show - an exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass
fair - a competitive exhibition of farm products; "she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair"

exhibition

noun
1. show, display, exhibit, showing, fair, representation, presentation, spectacle, showcase, expo (informal), exposition an exhibition of expressionist art
2. display, show, performance, demonstration, airing, revelation, manifestation He treated the fans to an exhibition of power and speed.

exhibition

noun
1. An act of showing or displaying:
2. A large public display, as of goods or works of art:
Translations
عَرْض، إظْهارمَعْرَضمَعْرِض
výstava
udstilling
näyttelystipendi
izložba
kiállítás
sÿning
展示
전시회
expoziţie
razstava
utställningvisning
งานแสดง
sergigösterme
triển lãm

exhibition

[ˌeksɪˈbɪʃən]
A. N
1. (= act, instance) → manifestación f; (= public show) → exposición f
to be on exhibitionestar expuesto
to make an exhibition of o.squedar en ridículo
an exhibition of bad temperuna demostración de mal genio
2. (Brit) (Univ) → beca f
B. CPD exhibition game Npartido m de exhibición
exhibition match N = exhibition game

exhibition

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃən] n
(in museum, gallery)exposition f
to be on exhibition [painting, object] → être exposé(e)
to make an exhibition of o.s. → se donner en spectacle
(= show) [power, speed] → démonstration f
exhibition of temper → manifestation f de colèreexhibition centre ncentre m d'expositions

exhibition

n
(of paintings, furniture etc)Ausstellung f; (of articles for sale)Auslage f
(= act of showing: of a technique, film etc) → Vorführung f
what an exhibition of bad manners!was für schlechte Manieren!; did you see her at the party last night? - what an exhibition!hast du sie auf der Party gestern Abend gesehen? - die hat sich vielleicht aufgeführt!; to make an exhibition of oneselfein Theater machen (inf); am I making an exhibition of myself?benehm ich mich daneben?
(Brit, Univ, = grant) → Stipendium nt

exhibition

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃn] n (act) → esposizione f, dimostrazione f; (of rudeness) → dimostrazione; (a public show) → mostra
to be on exhibition → essere esposto/a
to make an exhibition of o.s → dare spettacolo di sé

exhibit

(igˈzibit) verb
1. to show; to display to the public. My picture is to be exhibited in the art gallery.
2. to show (a quality etc). He exhibited a complete lack of concern for others.
noun
1. an object displayed publicly (eg in a museum). One of the exhibits is missing.
2. an object or document produced in court as part of the evidence. The blood-stained scarf was exhibit number one in the murder trial.
exhibition (eksiˈbiʃən) noun
1. a public display (eg of works of art, industrial goods etc). an exhibition of children's books.
2. an act of showing or revealing. What an exhibition of bad temper!
exˈhibitor noun
a person who provides an exhibit for a display etc. He is one of the exhibitors at the flower show.

exhibition

مَعْرِض výstava udstilling Ausstellung έκθεση exhibición, exposición näyttely exposition izložba esposizione 展示 전시회 tentoonstelling utstilling wystawa exposição выставка utställning งานแสดง sergi triển lãm 展览会

exhibition

n. exhibición, exposición.
References in classic literature ?
Charley and I scoured them, and they were on exhibition in the Harling office all summer.
Adjusting his rifle, he was about to make an exhibition of that skill on which he so much valued himself, when the warrior struck up the piece with his hand, saying:
There was a half-humorous, half-apologetic exhibition of the rude utensils of the living room, and then the young men turned away as the two girls entered the open door of the second room.
Such an exhibition, however, was but to be pictured in fancy; not to be anticipated, nor desired.
To hold her perfectly in the pinch of that, I found I had only to ask her how, if I had "made it up," I came to be able to give, of each of the persons appearing to me, a picture disclosing, to the last detail, their special marks--a portrait on the exhibition of which she had instantly recognized and named them.
It is some systematized exhibition of the whale in his broad genera, that I would now fain put before you.
Now this strange exhibition gave me a good idea and set me to thinking.
It made more stir than any other work in the Exhibition.
The field for the exhibition of her creative instinct was painfully small, and the only use she had made of it as yet was to leave eggs out of the corn bread one day and milk another, to see how it would turn out; to part Fanny's hair sometimes in the middle, sometimes on the right, and sometimes on the left side; and to play all sorts of fantastic pranks with the children, occasionally bringing them to the table as fictitious or historical characters found in her favorite books.
I remember the first time I ever witnessed this hor- rible exhibition.
The subject seemed strangely chosen for an infant singer; but I suppose the point of the exhibition lay in hearing the notes of love and jealousy warbled with the lisp of childhood; and in very bad taste that point was: at least I thought so.
With that he dashed headforemost out of the room, amid the merriment of the master and mistress, and to the serious disturbance of Catherine; who could not comprehend how her remarks should have produced such an exhibition of bad temper.