presentation

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French presentation (French présentation), from Latin praesentātiōnem, accusative singular of praesentātiō (representation, exhibition). Morphologically present +‎ -ation

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US, UK, Canada) IPA(key): /ˌpɹɛzənˈteɪʃən/, /ˌpɹizənˈteɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

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presentation (countable and uncountable, plural presentations)

  1. The act of presenting, or something presented.
  2. A dramatic performance.
  3. An award given to someone on a special occasion.
  4. Money given as a wedding gift.
  5. A lecture or speech given in front of an audience.
  6. (medicine) 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.
    The presentation of the thirty-four-year-old male in the emergency room was slight fever, dilated pupils, and marked disorientation.
  7. (medicine) The position of the foetus in the uterus at birth.
  8. (mainly LGBT) Gender presentation; gender expression.
  9. (fencing) Offering one's blade for engagement by the opponent.
  10. (mathematics) The specification of a group by generators and relators.
  11. The act or right of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice.
  12. (immunology) The preparation of antigen fragments during the immune response.

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Noun[edit]

presentation f (oblique plural presentations, nominative singular presentation, nominative plural presentations)

  1. presentation (act of presenting something or someone)
  2. presentation (demonstration)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: presentation
  • French: présentation

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Etymology[edit]

From French présentation, from présenter + -ation, equivalent to presentera +‎ -ation. Cognate with English presentation, German Präsentation, Norwegian Bokmål presentasjon, Norwegian Nynorsk presentasjon and Danish præsentation.

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presentation c

  1. a presentation

Declension[edit]

Declension of presentation 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative presentation presentationen presentationer presentationerna
Genitive presentations presentationens presentationers presentationernas

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