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Definition of "exhibition" []

  • The act or an instance of exhibiting. (noun)
  • Something exhibited; an exhibit. (noun)
  • A large-scale public showing, as of art objects or industrial or agricultural products. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A grant given to a scholar by a school or university. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "exhibition" in a sentence
  • "The director of Códice Gallery which hosted the exhibition has defended Vargas' "conceptual art, a work that leaves a social message" and went on to say that the dog had not been mistreated, it ate and drank regularly, and finally was allowed to escape back to the streets from where it was taken at the end of the exhibition*."
  • "First, the newly opened Gauguin exhibition is stunning and simply impossible to miss (it has been described by the Times as the show of the season -- in fact of the whole year)."
  • "The women of American football's newly created Lingerie Football League are putting a new twist on the term exhibition match."