exhibition
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exhibition(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fine arts)
a. la exposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is an exhibition of Greek pottery at the museum this month.Hay una exposición de cerámica griega este mes en el museo.
2. (display of a skill or an emotion)
a. la muestra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The mercy the duke showed was seen as an exhibition of weakness.La clemencia de la que hizo gala el duque fue considerada una muestra de debilidad.
b. la demostración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The rich heiress gave a fine exhibition of her skill as a rider in the horse show.La rica heredera hizo una buena demostración de sus habilidades como jinete en el concurso hípico.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(spectacle)
a. el espectáculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sit down! You're making an exhibition of yourself.¡Siéntate! Estás dando el espectáculo.
b. el número
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Your friend made quite the exhibition of herself at the party last night.Vaya número que montó tu amiga anoche en la fiesta.
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exhibition
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la exposición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to make an exhibition of oneselfdar el espectáculo montar el número
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exhibition [ˌeksɪˈbɪʃən]
noun
1 (act, instance) manifestación (f); (public show) exposición (f)
to be on exhibition estar expuesto; to make an exhibition of o.s. quedar en ridículo; an exhibition of bad temper una demostración de mal genio
2 (Britain) (Univ) beca (f)
modifier
exhibition game (n) partido (m) de exhibición
exhibition match (n)
exhibition game See culture box in entry exhibition.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "exhibition"
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art exhibition
la exposición de arte
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