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presentation

  

      n  
1    the act of presenting or state of being presented  
2    the manner of presenting, esp. the organization of visual details to create an overall impression  
the presentation of the project is excellent but the content poor     
3    the method of presenting  
his presentation of the facts was muddled     
4    a verbal report presented with illustrative material, such as slides, graphs, etc.  
a presentation on the company results     
5   
a    an offering or bestowal, as of a gift  
b    (as modifier)  
a presentation copy of a book     
6    a performance or representation, as of a play  
7    the formal introduction of a person, as into society or at court; debut  
8    the act or right of nominating a clergyman to a benefice  
9      (Med)   the position of a baby relative to the birth canal at the time of birth  
10      (Commerce)      another word for       presentment       4  
11      (Television)   linking material between programmes, such as announcements, trailers, or weather reports  
12       an archaic word for       gift  
13      (Philosophy)   a sense datum  
14    often cap      another name for (feast of)       Candlemas  
  presentational      adj  
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adj.
with advanced skills in the use of computers
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.

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