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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 ?
This year's show will take place at the Huddersfield Road Showground on Sunday.
Isle Life at the Mona Showground will feature global star Eddie Halliwell and Radio One DJ Judge Jules in the biggest music event to ever hit the island.
RESIDENTS living in the shadow of Stoneleigh Park have welcomed a decision to ban lap and pole dancing at the showground.
The showground is not a designated marketplace and livestock movements would breach the regulations, said trust spokesman Richard Lutwyche.
SEPTEMBER 27: Welsh Government consultation meeting, "Brexit and Our Land", Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, LD2 3SY, 7.30-9.30pm.
Royal Welsh Spring Festival Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys.
Around the showground there will be plenty going on throughout the day with Jez Avery's off-road buggy and trials bike show, Aikido demonstrations by Mirfield Martial Arts Club, Cyril The Squirrel fun terrier racing, the ever popular alpacas, Geoff Mottram Owl Sanctuary, gymkhana games and donkey rides and displays by Rockwood Harriers and White Rose Morris Men to mention just a few.
The one-day event traditionally rotates between sites, but Merioneth Agricultural Society wants to create a permanent showground on the Rhiwlas estate, Bala.
The request to Warwick District Council has been met with anger by people living in and around the showground.
As Britain's biggest antiques and collectables fairs organiser prepares to axe the Midlands' prestigious Royal Showground at Stoneleigh from its list of venues, Harry Hawkes looks at the background to the decision.
Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice and Police Troy Grant today announced over $1 million in disaster funding to support the restoration of Stroud Showground's.
The Royal Welsh Show Society has spent a lot of time and resources over the past year investing in the showground.