- 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 showcased
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The Encyclopdie showcased new directions of thought in all branches of intellectual activity.The Civilization of Illiteracy
- 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 showcased
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