What does presentation mean?

Definitions for presentation
ˌprɛz ənˈteɪ ʃən, ˌpri zɛn-pre·sen·ta·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word presentation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. presentation(noun)

    the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)

    "she gave the trophy but he made the presentation"

  2. presentation, presentment, demonstration(noun)

    a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view

    "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"

  3. presentation(noun)

    the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it

    "he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"

  4. presentation(noun)

    the act of presenting a proposal

  5. display, presentation(noun)

    a visual representation of something

  6. presentation, introduction, intro(noun)

    formally making a person known to another or to the public

  7. presentation(noun)

    (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal

    "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"

Wiktionary

  1. presentation(Noun)

    The act of presenting, or something presented

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

  2. presentation(Noun)

    A dramatic performance

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

  3. presentation(Noun)

    An award given to someone on a special occasion

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

  4. presentation(Noun)

    A lecture or speech given in front of an audience

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

  5. presentation(Noun)

    The symptoms and other possible indications of disease, trauma, etc., that are exhibited by a patient who has sought, or has otherwise come to, the attention of a physician, e.g., "Thirty-four-year-old male presented in the emergency room with slight fever, dilated pupils, and marked disorientation."

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

  6. presentation(Noun)

    The position of the foetus in the uterus at birth

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

  7. presentation(Noun)

    Offering one's blade for engagement by the opponent

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

  8. presentation(Noun)

    The specification of a group by generators and relators.

    Etymology: From presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem, accusative singular of praesentatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Presentation(noun)

    the act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal

    Etymology: [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. prsentation.]

  2. Presentation(noun)

    exhibition; representation; display; appearance; semblance; show

    Etymology: [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. prsentation.]

  3. Presentation(noun)

    that which is presented or given; a present; a gift, as, the picture was a presentation

    Etymology: [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. prsentation.]

  4. Presentation(noun)

    the act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice; the right of presenting a clergyman

    Etymology: [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. prsentation.]

  5. Presentation(noun)

    the particular position of the child during labor relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought forth; -- specifically designated by the part which first appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech presentation

    Etymology: [L. praesentatio a showing, representation: cf. F. prsentation.]

Freebase

  1. Presentation

    Presentation is the act of introducing via speech and various additional means new information to an audience. Usually presentations are used in seminars, courses and various other organizational scheduled meetings.

Editors Contribution

  1. presentation

    An act of presenting.

    The presenting was easy and simple.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  
  2. presentation

    To show or display data, facts, information, research or statistics on a type of software.

    The directors role was appointed as she provided an excellent presentation as to the future vision, strategy, plan, processes, procedures, structures and systems for the current and future business change and development.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presentation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3250

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presentation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2130

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presentation' in Nouns Frequency: #1155

How to pronounce presentation?

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How to say presentation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of presentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of presentation in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    It is a fashion to talk about 'Working With Passion' and 'Living With Compassion'. So, just ensure that a person conducting a session on such subjects does not do covertly any product or businessman promotion through communication or presentation.

  2. Victor Suarez:

    This consensus measure mitigates the difficult fiscal situation facing the Puerto Rico government, now we must complete the presentation of a balanced budget and the implementation of austerity measures to secure services and essential projects for our development.

  3. Loren Weisman:

    The honor of your presentation, execution, experience, and growth will do much more for you and your career over false claims that have no substance yet.”

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    The most significant attribute and personality trait someone can possess is constant renewal; the continual process of renewing our wisdom in our personal life and in the workplace. This quote is an excerpt from the speech I gave the Broward County, City and County Managers Association in 1994. The theme of the presentation was how to identify higher-quality applicants and employees currently working in the organization. The concept is simple; some constantly learn what’s new and keep up to date on innovations and technology, while most only learn and are diffused by the renewal group.

  5. Tom Albanese:

    Vedanta Limited in its own results presentation said back in May that it was intending to (refinance) its debt, in the current favourable markets, we do not need the merger to do that.

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