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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 ?
One day an old hound said to him: Why do you make such an exhibition of yourself?
I thought perhaps you might, if you knew it was almost a real exhibition at school.
Ferguson told us that the silver cross which the good archbishop wore at his girdle was seized and thrown into the Seine, where it lay embedded in the mud for fifteen years, and then an angel appeared to a priest and told him where to dive for it; he did dive for it and got it, and now it is there on exhibition at Notre Dame, to be inspected by anybody who feels an interest in inanimate objects of miraculous intervention.
Thus far the picture was the daily exhibition of an encampment confident in its security.
It made more stir than any other work in the Exhibition.
Haarlem, having placed on exhibition its favourite, having advertised its love of flowers in general and of tulips in particular, at a period when the souls of men were filled with war and sedition, -- Haarlem, having enjoyed the exquisite pleasure of admiring the very purest ideal of tulips in full bloom, -- Haarlem, this tiny town, full of trees and of sunshine, of light and shade, had determined that the ceremony of bestowing the prize should be a fete which should live for ever in the memory of men.
In order to make the exhibition interesting, he was kept in a rage most of the time.
Another girl would have kept her baby out of sight, but Tony, of course, must have its picture on exhibition at the town photographer's, in a great gilt frame.
He, indeed, appeared at the annual exhibition, to the prodigious exultation of all his relatives, a farmer’s family in the vicinity, and repeated the whole of the first eclogue from memory, observing the intonations of the dialogue with much judgment and effect.
Mother had a letter from Aunt Josephine today, and Aunt Josephine wants you and me to go to town next Tuesday and stop with her for the Exhibition.
A man with a reflective turn of mind, walking through an exhibition of this sort, will not be oppressed, I take it, by his own or other people's hilarity.
The duty's very light and genteel, the company particularly select, the exhibition takes place in assembly-rooms, town-halls, large rooms at inns, or auction galleries.