Exhibition - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeksɪˈbɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word exhibition
Brit.  |ɛksɪˈbɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word exhibition

noun

- the act of exhibiting

a remarkable exhibition of musicianship

- a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display (syn: expo, exposition)

Examples

There were several famous paintings at the exhibition.

an exhibition of early American crafts

helping to promote artists by exhibition of their paintings

He responded in champion's style by treating the fans to an exhibition of power and speed.

The museum is staging an exhibition of Picasso's work.

She never agreed to the public exhibition of her sculptures while she was still alive.

A collection of paintings by David Hockney is on exhibition at the Museum of Art.

The museum is presenting an exhibition of paintings by Monet.

...the museum has constellated many of the artist's most glorious paintings into one stunning exhibition...

I declare this exhibition open.

It was the opening day of the exhibition.

He prodded me into visiting the exhibition.

Although it was not a bearing year, the exhibition was very fine.

The main aim of the exhibition is to showcase British design.

The money from the exhibition should swell the hospital's coffers a little.

Word forms

noun
singular: exhibition
plural: exhibitions
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