Exhibition definition

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A large-scale public showing, as of art objects or industrial or agricultural products.
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The act or fact of exhibiting.
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(chiefly british) A grant given to a scholar by a school or university.
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The thing or things exhibited.
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The act or an instance of exhibiting.
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(brit.) A sum of money awarded by a school or university to help support a student.
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The definition of an exhibition is a large public showing or display of art, products or athletic skills.

An example of an exhibition is an artist showing his work for two nights at a gallery.

An example of an exhibition is a group of gymnasts showing their skills to the public.

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A public show or display, as of art, industrial products, athletic feats, etc.
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An instance of exhibiting, or something exhibited.
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(UK) A financial award or prize given to a student (who becomes an exhibitioner) by a school or university, usually on the basis of academic merit.
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Something exhibited; an exhibit.
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A large scale public showing of objects or products.

There was an art exhibition on in the town hall.

A boat exhibition.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
exhibition
Plural:
exhibitions

Origin of exhibition

  • From Old French exhibicion.

    From Wiktionary