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Meaning of EXHIBITION

Pronunciation:  `eksu'bishun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of exhibiting; "a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"
  2. [n]  a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
 

EXHIBITION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: expo, exposition
 
 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, art exhibition, assemblage, collection, demonstration, fair, peepshow, presentation, presentment, production, raree-show, rodeo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`hi*bi"tion\, n. [L. exhibitio a delivering: cf.
F. exhibition.]
1. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth
   to view; manifestation; display.

2. That which is exhibited, held forth, or displayed; also,
   any public show; a display of works of art, or of feats of
   skill, or of oratorical or dramatic ability; as, an
   exhibition of animals; an exhibition of pictures, statues,
   etc.; an industrial exhibition.

3. Sustenance; maintenance; allowance, esp. for meat and
   drink; pension. Specifically: (Eng. Univ.) Private
   benefaction for the maintenance of scholars.

         What maintenance he from his friends receives, Like
         exhibition thou shalt have from me.   --Shak.

         I have given more exhibitions to scholars, in my
         days, than to the priests.            --Tyndale.

4. (Med.) The act of administering a remedy.

 
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