Presentation definition

prĕzən-tāshən, prēzən-
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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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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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A request to the bishop to institute the clergyman named.
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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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A formal introduction of someone to others, as at court.
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(ecclesiastical) The act or right of naming a cleric to a benefice.
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The action of presenting something.

The presentation of awards.

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The style or manner with which something is offered for consideration or display.
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A theatrical performance or display.
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A demonstration, lecture, or speech that is presented to an audience.

Gave a presentation on drug abuse.

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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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(med.) 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 naming of a clergyman to a benefice.
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Anything present in the consciousness at a single moment as an actual sensation or a mental image.
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Anything known by sense perception rather than by description; percept.
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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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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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The position of the fetus in the uterus at birth with respect to the mouth of the uterus.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
presentation
Plural:
presentations

Origin of presentation

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

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