show

show show [ʆəʊ ǁ ʆoʊ] noun [countable]
an occasion when a lot of similar things are brought together in one place so that people can come and look at them or so that they can compete against each other — see also roadshow
agriˈcultural ˌshow FARMING
a public show of farming products and skills:

• an agricultural show organized for European farm ministers

ˈtrade show
MARKETING an event at which many different companies involved in a particular area of business show and sell their products; = TRADE FAIR:

• the annual trade show for information and telecommunications technology

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show UK US /ʃəʊ/ noun [C]
MARKETING, COMMERCE an event at which goods and services, or information about them, are displayed so that people can decide whether to buy them: »

a fashion/technology/trade show

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We try to schedule our show ahead of Tucson so dealers can leave here and go straight there.

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What is the future of green automotive business at the Detroit auto show?

COMMUNICATIONS a broadcast on television or radio: »

You can watch reruns of the show on the Internet.

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a television/TV/radio show

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a news/reality/cooking show

a show about sth »

We saw a show about the space program.

a show on sth »

I love that new show on the history channel.

a show of hands — Cf. a show of hands
on show — Cf. on show
See also AGRICULTURAL SHOW(Cf. ↑agricultural show), DOG AND PONY SHOW(Cf. ↑dog and pony show), NO-SHOW(Cf. ↑no-show), ROADSHOW(Cf. ↑roadshow), TRADE SHOW(Cf. ↑trade show)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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