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showground

(ˈʃəʊˌɡraʊnd)
n
(Agriculture) an open-air setting for agricultural displays, competitions, etc. Also called (Austral and NZ): showgrounds
Translations
منطِقَة العُروض
tržiště
udstillingsområde
bemutató terület
sÿningarsvæîi
sergileme yeri

showground

[ˈʃəʊgraʊnd] Nrecinto m ferial, real m de la feria

showground

[ˈʃəʊgraʊnd] nchamp m de foireshow house n (British)maison f témoin

showground

[ˈʃəʊˌgraʊnd] narea di esposizione

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 periodicals archive ?
Brisbane Showgrounds Project Director Andrew Hay said Artisan was an exciting new addition to the popular King Street offering.
Coleraine, who lie two points clear of Glenavon at the summit, host Ards this evening before welcoming in-form Crusaders to the Showgrounds on Saturday.
It will then continue on December 5 and 6 at the Adelaide Showground, and will conclude on December 6 and 7 at the Melbourne Showgrounds and Brisbane Showgrounds.
The two-year pounds 800,000 development project has turned Springwood Park, Kelso, into one of the most modern showgrounds in the country.
More than 75 exhibits by professional and amateur growers will showcase breeds such as cymbidium, paphiopedilum (lady slipper), cattleya and phalaenopsis (moth orchid) at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara through March 25.
Today it is my great pleasure to announce the State Government is providing a $50,000 Community Infrastructure Fund (CIF) grant to the Royal Hobart Showgrounds for works to level and re-seed a section of the Main Arena.
STEPHEN KENNY wants a neutral venue for the Setanta Cup final - but the Showgrounds remains a front runner.
More than 100 tractors will rumble around the track at the Temecula Showgrounds Oct.
Guardian Early Learning - King Street will join Brisbane Showgrounds new social, creative and community retail concept in early 2018, as part of stage three of the 15 year $2.
Sligo Rovers 3 Dundalk 0 MARK QUIGLEY was on the mark yet again as top beat bottom in the Showgrounds last night.
Many will be on hand for ``Viva La Orquidea,'' the 52nd annual Santa Barbara International Orchid Show today through Sunday at the Earl Warren Showgrounds.
Project Director for the Brisbane Showgrounds, Andrew Hay said the opening of the first restaurants would see King Street come to life as a walkable urban community.