road show

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road show

n.
1. A show presented by a touring theater company.
2. A new movie shown at selected theaters usually for higher ticket prices.
3. A traveling presentation advocating a political idea or agenda.
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road show

n
1. (Broadcasting)
a. a radio show broadcast live from one of a number of towns or venues being visited by a disc jockey who is touring an area
b. the touring disc jockey and the personnel and equipment needed to present such a show: the Radio 1 road show will be in Brighton next week.
2. a group of entertainers, esp pop musicians, on tour
3. any occasion when an organization attracts publicity while touring or visiting: an antiques road show; a royal road show.
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road′ show′

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n.
a show, as a play or musical comedy, performed by a touring group of actors.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.road show - a show on tour
show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
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Translations

road show

nspettacolo di tournée
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