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exhibit

[ ig-zib-it ]
/ ɪgˈzɪb ɪt /
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verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to make or give an exhibition; present something to public view.

noun

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Origin of exhibit

1400–50; late Middle English exhibiten to show <Latin exhibitus (past participle of exhibēre), equivalent to ex-ex-1 + -hib- (combining form of habēre to have) + -itus-ite2
1. See display. 9, 11. See evidence.
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British Dictionary definitions for exhibit

exhibit
/ (ɪɡˈzɪbɪt) /

verb (mainly tr)

(also intr) to display (something) to the public for interest or instructionthis artist exhibits all over the world
to manifest; display; showthe child exhibited signs of distress
law to produce (a document or object) in court to serve as evidence

noun

an object or collection exhibited to the public
law a document or object produced in court and referred to or identified by a witness in giving evidence
exhibitory, adjective
C15: from Latin exhibēre to hold forth, from habēre to have
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