showcase meaning, showcase definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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showcase  

  ( showcases    plural & 3rd person present)   ( showcasing    present participle)   ( showcased    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A showcase is a glass container with valuable objects inside it, for example at an exhibition or in a museum.  
2       n-count   You use showcase to refer to a situation or setting in which something is displayed or presented to its best advantage.  
with supp  
The festival remains a valuable showcase for new talent.     
3       verb   If something is showcased, it is displayed or presented to its best advantage.     (JOURNALISM)   usu passive  
Restored films are being showcased this month at a festival in Paris.      be V-ed  
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See also:

show, shower, shockwave, showery

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