exhibition

  • 1 exhibition — [ ɛgzibisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • exibition XIIe; lat. exhibitio ♦ Action d exhiber. 1 ♦ Dr. Présentation (d une pièce). Exhibition de pièces, de titres. ⇒ présentation, représentation. 2 ♦ (1314) Action de montrer (spécialt au public). ⇒ présentation.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 exhibition — exhibition, show, exhibit, exposition, fair are comparable when meaning a public display of objects of interest. Exhibition and, less often in strictly formal use except in art circles, show are applicable to any such display of objects of art,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Exhibition — may refer to:*Exhibition (equestrian), a sport involving horses and riders *Exhibition game, a friendly match *Exhibition hall, where exhibitions are held *Exhibition (scholarship), a financial award to scholars *Exhibitioner, a student who has… …

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  • 4 exhibition — ex‧hi‧bi‧tion [ˌeksˈbɪʆn] noun [countable] especially BrE MARKETING a public event where businesses and other organizations show their products and services so that people can go and see them: • Exhibitions and trade shows are expensive but… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Exhibition — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is exhibited, held forth, or displayed; also, any public… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Exhibition — Sf Zurschaustellung (im Deutschen speziell: der Geschlechtsteile) per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. exhibitio ( ōnis), zu l. exhibēre vorzeigen, beibringen, herschaffen , zu l. habēre haben, führen, tragen und l. ex .… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 7 exhibition — et irritation de deux ou plusieurs à l encontre les uns des autres, Commissio. Exhibition publique de gladiateurs ou de bestes farouches, Munus. L exhibition des jeux avec grande assemblée, Ludorum exhibitio …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 8 exhibition — Exhibition. s. f. v. Terme de Pratique. Representation des papiers. Aprés l exhibition de son contract. faire exhibition des pieces selon la sentence du Juge …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 exhibition — ► NOUN 1) a public display of items in an art gallery or museum. 2) a display or demonstration of a skill or quality. ● make an exhibition of oneself Cf. ↑make an exhibition of oneself …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 exhibition — early 14c., from O.Fr. exhibicion, exibicion show, exhibition, display, from L.L. exhibitionem (nom. exhibitio), noun of action from pp. stem of exhibere to show, display, lit. to hold out, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + habere to hold (see …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 Exhibition — (lat.), Darlegung, Einreichung, Vorzeigung (von Urkunden); Exhibitionsklage, Klage auf Aushändigung einer Sache oder Vorlegung einer Urkunde …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 exhibition — index exhibit, expression (manifestation), manifestation, performance (workmanship) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 exhibition — [n] showing, demonstration advertisement, airing, an act*, a scene*, carnival, display, exhibit, expo, exposition, fair, fireworks, flash*, front*, manifestation, offering, pageant, performance, presentation, representation, show, sight,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 exhibition — [ek΄sə bish′ən] n. [ME & OFr exhibicion < LL exhibitio < pp. of L exhibere: see EXHIBIT] 1. the act or fact of exhibiting 2. the thing or things exhibited 3. a public show or display, as of art, industrial products, athletic feats, etc. 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 exhibition — noun (esp. BrE) ⇨ See also ↑exhibit ADJECTIVE ▪ big, large ▪ small ▪ important, major ▪ a major exhibition of the painter s work …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 exhibition — ex|hi|bi|tion W2 [ˌeksıˈbıʃən] n 1.) especially BrE a show of paintings, photographs, or other objects that people can go to see exhibition of ▪ an exhibition of black and white photographs stage/mount/hold etc an exhibition ▪ The museum is… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 exhibition */*/*/ — UK [ˌeksɪˈbɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms exhibition : singular exhibition plural exhibitions 1) a public show where art or other interesting things are put so that people can go and look at them exhibition of: an exhibition of… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 exhibition — ex|hi|bi|tion [ ,eksı bıʃn ] noun count ** 1. ) a public show where art or other interesting things are put so that people can go look at them: the World Trade exhibition an exhibition hall/center/space exhibition of: an exhibition of paintings… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 exhibition — n. 1) to put on, stage an exhibition 2) to close; open an exhibition 3) an art; international; photo; trade exhibition 4) (misc.) to make an exhibition of oneself (by behaving badly) * * * [ˌeksɪ bɪʃ(ə)n] international open an exhibition photo… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 exhibition — (è gzi bi sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de pratique. Action de produire un acte, une pièce. L exhibition d un passe port. 2°   Familièrement. Action de montrer, de tirer de sa poche, etc. •   Je tirai de ma poche la bourse où …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré