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Definitions for exhibition
ˌɛk səˈbɪʃ ənex·hi·bi·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhibitionnoun

    the act of exhibiting

    "a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"

  2. exhibition, exposition, exponoun

    a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display

Wiktionary

  1. exhibitionnoun

    An instance of exhibiting, or something exhibited.

  2. exhibitionnoun

    A large scale public showing of objects or products.

  3. exhibitionnoun

    A financial award or prize given to a student (who becomes an exhibitioner) by a school or university, usually on the basis of academic merit.

  4. Etymology: From exhibicion.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exhibitionnoun

    Etymology: from exhibit.

    What are all mechanick works, but the sensible exhibition of mathematick demonstrations? Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol. Sac. b. ii.

    I crave fit disposition for my wife,
    Due preference of place and exhibition,
    As levels with her breeding. William Shakespeare, Othello.

    What maintenance he from his friends receives,
    Like exhibition thou shalt have from me. William Shakespeare.

    All was assigned to the army and garrisons there, and she received only a pension or exhibition out of his coffers. Francis Bacon.

    He is now neglected, and driven to live in exile upon a small exhibition. Jonathan Swift.

Wikipedia

  1. Exhibition

    An exhibition, in the most general sense, is an organized presentation and display of a selection of items. In practice, exhibitions usually occur within a cultural or educational setting such as a museum, art gallery, park, library, exhibition hall, or World's fairs. Exhibitions can include many things such as art in both major museums and smaller galleries, interpretive exhibitions, natural history museums and history museums, and also varieties such as more commercially focused exhibitions and trade fairs. In British English the word "exhibition" is used for a collection of items placed on display and the event as a whole, which in American English is usually an "exhibit". In both varieties of English each object being shown within an exhibition is an "exhibit". In common usage, "exhibitions" are considered temporary and usually scheduled to open and close on specific dates. While many exhibitions are shown in just one venue, some exhibitions are shown in multiple locations and are called travelling exhibitions, and some are online exhibitions. Exhibitions featuring especially fragile or valuable objects, or live animals—may be shown only during a formal presentation, under the close supervision of attendant or educator. Temporary exhibits that are transported from institution to institution are traveling exhibits. Though exhibitions are common events, the concept of an exhibition is quite wide and encompasses many variables. Exhibitions range from an extraordinarily large event such as a World's fair exposition to small one-artist solo shows or a display of just one item. Often a team of specialists is required to assemble and execute an exhibition; these specialists vary depending on the type of said exhibit. Curators are sometimes involved as the people who select the items in an exhibition. Writers and editors are sometimes needed to write text, labels and accompanying printed material such as catalogs and books. Architects, exhibition designers, graphic designers and other designers may be needed to shape the exhibition space and give form to the editorial content. Organizing and holding exhibitions also requires effective event planning, management, and logistics.

ChatGPT

  1. exhibition

    An exhibition is a public display or presentation of works of art, products, skills, activities or objects of interest, often held in museums, galleries, trade fairs, or conference centers. The duration may vary from a single day event to several weeks or months. The main intent of such events is to educate, inform, entertain or promote.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exhibitionnoun

    the act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display

  2. Exhibitionnoun

    that which is exhibited, held forth, or displayed; also, any public show; a display of works of art, or of feats of skill, or of oratorical or dramatic ability; as, an exhibition of animals; an exhibition of pictures, statues, etc.; an industrial exhibition

  3. Exhibitionnoun

    sustenance; maintenance; allowance, esp. for meat and drink; pension. Specifically: (Eng. Univ.) Private benefaction for the maintenance of scholars

  4. Exhibitionnoun

    the act of administering a remedy

  5. Etymology: [L. exhibitio a delivering: cf. F. exhibition.]

Wikidata

  1. Exhibition

    An exhibition is a type of scholarship award or bursary.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exhibition' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1876

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exhibition' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3737

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exhibition' in Nouns Frequency: #699

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhibition in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exhibition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of exhibition in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Method of Nature (1841):

    Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.

  2. Nathalie Sanchez:

    I think this project reminds us of the complexities of identity and diversity, whether ethnically and or culturally, each of embodies, the popularity of this exhibition is only a testament for the need to continue this cross-cultural and intergenerational conversation.

  3. President Nicolas Maduro:

    Maybe I'll appear in Washington at that exhibition, to show my face for my country and tell the government in Washington they are committing grave mistakes.

  4. Jerzy Miziolek:

    The changes to the exhibition are in fact part of our commitment and new more dynamic vision for the functioning of the institution and not the depreciation of the museum's collection or its censorship.

  5. Desmond Howard:

    Coach Gary Moeller went into Ohio, enemy territory, and snatched up two Heisman Trophy winners in less than 10 years, that's pretty significant and that should be part of Gary Moeller legacy. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Former Michigan football coach Gary Moeller watches the second half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game against Wayne State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 4, 2013. Former Michigan, Illinois and Detroit Lions coach Moeller died Monday, July 11, 2022. Gary Moeller was 81. The University of Michigan announced Gary Moeller death, and no cause was provided. ( AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File).

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