showcase

[ shoh-keys ]
/ ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs /

noun

verb (used with object), show·cased, show·cas·ing.

adjective

prominently or proudly regarded or presented: a showcase city.

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Origin of showcase

First recorded in 1830–40; show + case2
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British Dictionary definitions for showcasing

showcase
/ (ˈʃəʊˌkeɪs) /

noun

a glass case used to display objects in a museum or shop
a setting in which anything may be displayed to best advantage

verb

(tr) to exhibit or display

adjective

displayed or meriting display as in a showcase
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