- a glass case for the display and protection of articles in shops, museums, etc.
- an exhibit or display, usually of an ideal or representative model of something.
- the setting, place, or vehicle for displaying something on a trial basis: The club is a showcase for new comics.
- to exhibit or display.
- to present in or as if in an entertainment showcase: The bar showcases young jazz pianists.
- to show to best advantage: The part minimizes her acting ability and showcases her singing.
- to present as a special event: The TV network plans to showcase a new production of the play.
- prominently or proudly regarded or presented: a showcase city.
Origin of showcase
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Examples from the Web for showcasing
This video remedies that injustice, showcasing an owl doing a butterfly stroke in Lake Michigan.Swimming Owls, Jane Krakowski’s Peter Pan Live! Audition, and More Viral Videos
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The film was praised for showcasing the many unsung heroes of the movement who were ignored by previous film makers.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era
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“[Amazon] should be showcasing ‘Tom and Jerry’ among classic movies in a way that gives them cultural context,” he said.Is ‘Tom and Jerry’ Really Racist?
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Now, Cubaocho is a cultural hub in Little Havana, showcasing local art and music.The Best Food In Miami Is On Calle Ocho in Little Havana
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Gathering veterans noted a focus on showcasing talented younger poets and musicians.After 30 Years of Growth, the Cowboy Poetry Festival Tries to Keep Its Pioneer Spirit
John L. Smith
February 8, 2014
- a glass case used to display objects in a museum or shop
- a setting in which anything may be displayed to best advantage
- (tr) to exhibit or display
- displayed or meriting display as in a showcase
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Word Origin and History for showcasing
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