Presentation meaning

prĕz'ən-tā'shən, prē'zən-
Presentation is defined as the act of formally giving something to someone or of formally demonstrating or showing something.

An example of presentation is when an assembly is hosted to give out an award.

An example of presentation is the pleasant way food is arranged on a plate.

An example of presentation is when a salesman holds a conference to show all his clients a cool new product.

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A presenting or being presented.
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Something that is presented.
  • A performance, as of a play.
  • A gift.
  • A demonstration, lecture, or speech.
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A formal introduction of someone to others, as at court.
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The act or right of naming a cleric to a benefice.
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The way in which a food is served; esp., the often artistic arrangement of food on a plate to make it especially appealing.
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The position of the fetus in the uterus at the time of delivery, with reference to the part presenting itself at the mouth of the uterus.

An arm or breech presentation.

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The position of the fetus in the uterus at birth with respect to the mouth of the uterus.
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A symptom or sign or a group of symptoms or signs that is evident during a medical examination.

The patient's presentation was consistent with a viral illness.

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The fact of being evident or manifest. Used of a disease or condition.

The presentation of thyroid disease during pregnancy.

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The act of presenting, or something presented.
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An award given to someone on a special occasion.
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A lecture or speech given in front of an audience.
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(medicine) The symptoms and other possible indications of disease, trauma, etc., that are exhibited by a patient who has sought, or has otherwise come to, the attention of a physician, e.g., "Thirty-four-year-old male presented in the emergency room with slight fever, dilated pupils, and marked disorientation."
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(medicine) The position of the foetus in the uterus at birth.
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(fencing) Offering one's blade for engagement by the opponent.
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(mathematics) The specification of a group by generators and relators.
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The act or right of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice.
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Origin of presentation

  • From Old French presentation (French présentation), from Latin praesentātiōnem, accusative singular of praesentātiō (“representation, exhibition").
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