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show·case

 (shō′kās′)
n.
1. A display case or cabinet, as in a store or museum.
2. A setting in which someone or something may be displayed, especially to advantage.
tr.v. show·cased, show·cas·ing, show·cas·es
To display prominently, especially to advantage.

showcase

(ˈʃəʊˌkeɪs)
n
1. (Furniture) a glass case used to display objects in a museum or shop
2. a setting in which anything may be displayed to best advantage
vb
(tr) to exhibit or display
adj
displayed or meriting display as in a showcase

show•case

(ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs)

n., v. -cased, -cas•ing. n.
1. a glass case for the display and protection of articles.
2. an exhibit or display, usu. of an ideal or representative model of something.
3. the setting, place, or vehicle for displaying something on a trial basis: The club is a showcase for new comics.
v.t.
4. to exhibit or display.
5. to present in or as if in an entertainment showcase.
6. to present as a special event: The TV network plans to showcase the play.
[1830–40]

showcase


Past participle: showcased
Gerund: showcasing

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am showcasing
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would showcase
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.showcase - a setting in which something can be displayed to best effectshowcase - a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect; "it was a showcase for democracy in Africa"
scope, setting, background - the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can't do that in a university setting"
2.showcase - a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or homeshowcase - a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
trophy case - a case in which to display trophies

showcase

noun display, model, ideal, showpiece, paragon, perfect example, exemplar The country sees itself as a showcase for capitalism.
Translations
إطار زُجاجي
vitrína
montre
vitrin
sÿningarskápur
cam dolapvitrin

showcase

[ˈʃəʊkeɪs]
A. N (in shop, museum) → vitrina f
B. VT (fig) (= exhibit, display) → exhibir, mostrar
the festival showcases an impressive line-up of previously banned workel festival exhibe or muestra una impresionante selección de obras anteriormente prohibidas
an album which also showcases her strong singing voiceun disco que también sirve de escaparate a or para su portentosa voz
C. CPD showcase project Nproyecto m modelo

showcase

[ˈʃəʊkeɪs]
n
(in museum, exhibition, shop)vitrine f
(fig)
The tournament ought to be a showcase of European football → Le tournoi devrait permettre au meilleur du football européen de s'exprimer.
vtprésenter

showcase

[ˈʃəʊˌkeɪs] n (cabinet) → vetrina, bacheca (fig) → vetrina
the tournament will be a showcase of European football → il torneo sarà la vetrina del calcio europeo

show

(ʃəu) past tense showed: past participles showed ~shown verb
1. to allow or cause to be seen. Show me your new dress; Please show your membership card when you come to the club; His work is showing signs of improvement.
2. to be able to be seen. The tear in your dress hardly shows; a faint light showing through the curtains.
3. to offer or display, or to be offered or displayed, for the public to look at. Which picture is showing at the cinema?; They are showing a new film; His paintings are being shown at the art gallery.
4. to point out or point to. He showed me the road to take; Show me the man you saw yesterday.
5. (often with (a)round) to guide or conduct. Please show this lady to the door; They showed him (a)round (the factory).
6. to demonstrate to. Will you show me how to do it?; He showed me a clever trick.
7. to prove. That just shows / goes to show how stupid he is.
8. to give or offer (someone) kindness etc. He showed him no mercy.
noun
1. an entertainment, public exhibition, performance etc. a horse-show; a flower show; the new show at the theatre; a TV show.
2. a display or act of showing. a show of strength.
3. an act of pretending to be, do etc (something). He made a show of working, but he wasn't really concentrating.
4. appearance, impression. They just did it for show, in order to make themselves seem more important than they are.
5. an effort or attempt. He put up a good show in the chess competition.
ˈshowy adjective
giving an impression of value by a bright and striking outward appearance. His clothes are too showy for my liking.
ˈshowiness noun
ˈshow-business noun
the entertainment industry, especially the branch of the theatre concerned with variety shows, comedy etc.
ˈshowcase noun
a glass case for displaying objects in a museum, shop etc.
ˈshowdown noun
an open, decisive quarrel etc ending a period of rivalry etc.
ˈshowground noun
an area where displays etc are held.
ˈshow-jumping noun
a competitive sport in which horses and their riders have to jump a series of artificial fences, walls etc.
ˈshowman noun
a person who owns or manages an entertainment, a stall at a fair etc.
ˈshowroom noun
a room where objects for sale etc are displayed for people to see. a car showroom.
give the show away
to make known a secret, trick etc.
good show!
that's good!.
on show
being displayed in an exhibition, showroom etc. There are over five hundred paintings on show here.
show off
1. to show or display for admiration. He showed off his new car by taking it to work.
2. to try to impress others with one's possessions, ability etc. She is just showing off – she wants everyone to know how well she speaks French (noun ˈshow-off a person who does this).
show up
1. to make obvious. This light shows up the places where I've mended this coat.
2. to reveal the faults of. Mary was so neat that she really showed me up.
3. to stand out clearly. The scratches showed up on the photograph.
4. to appear or arrive. I waited for her, but she never showed up.
References in classic literature ?
Still holding the shoe in his hand Elmer Cow- ley went through the store, past the two absorbed men, to a glass showcase near the front door.
I think we've been queer long enough," he declared, going to the showcase and replacing the revolver.
Cineworld (Fri & Mon-Thur), Showcase INTO THE WOODS (PG) ?
SAUGUS - After three months of spirited competition, the second annual SCV's Most Talented Performer showcase recently announced a winner at a ceremony in Saugus.
Exhibitors will showcase software, hardware and services for creative professionals, educators, and consumers, most of which will be Mac OS X-compatible.
ShowCase Corporation (Nasdaq: SHWC), a provider of Enterprise Intelligence solutions for business users and AS/400 IT professionals, will significantly extend its offerings to thousands of AS/400 organizations with the launch of the new IBM DB2 OLAP (On-Line Analytical Processing) Server for the AS/400 - a joint development effort between IBM and ShowCase.
showcase highlights VeriSign's Signaling System 7(SS7)/IP SIGTRAN connectivity, the global registry and VPN security.
WASHINGTON -- The CTIA Wireless Widgets Showcase returns to the CTIA WIRELESS 2005 exhibit floor, this time with nearly 20 of the latest advancements in wireless technology from some of the most innovative companies in the industry.
LIPSA) today announced that Showcase has entered into a letter of intent
This is, perhaps, the greeting the Showcase House of Design extends to you at this year's tour of an area Mediterranean revival estate, dubbed Casa del Cielo: ``Home of the Heavens.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- In announcing the time change for the popular Friday afternoon CTN talk show Meadowlands Showcase Presents, producer Michael Raso said that "Innovative programs like Meadowlands Showcase Presents may be the answer to the common complaint that many television programs fail to challenge their audience.