showcase

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From show +‎ case.

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showcase (plural showcases)

  1. A case for displaying merchandise or valuable items.
  2. A setting, occasion, or medium for exhibiting something or someone, especially in an attractive or favorable aspect.

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showcase (third-person singular simple present showcases, present participle showcasing, simple past and past participle showcased)

  1. To display, demonstrate, show, or present.
    I think the demonstration really showcases the strengths of the software.
    • 2012 August 24, Yoram Hazony, “The God of Independent Minds”, The Wall Street Journal:
      Today's debates over the place of religion in modern life often showcase the claim that belief in God stifles reason and science.
    • 2013, Velvet Carter, Blissfully Yours (page 93)
      The women usually wore bikini tops with shorts, swimsuits underneath cover-ups or just swimsuits. Men came in various types of trunks, from traditional boxers, to Speedos, to G-string trunks that showcased their packages.

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