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  • 1showing — show·ing n: an act or instance of establishing through evidence and argument appears to require a more specific showing of need by those who seek to perform drug testing D. A. Grossbaum failed to make a prima facie showing of a constitutional… …

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  • 2showing — [shō′iŋ] n. 1. the act of presenting or bringing to view or notice 2. an exhibition; formal display ☆ 3. a performance, appearance, etc. [a good showing in the contest] …

    English World dictionary

  • 3Showing — Show ing, n. 1. Appearance; display; exhibition. [1913 Webster] 2. Presentation of facts; statement. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4showing — ► NOUN 1) a presentation of a cinema film or television programme. 2) a performance of a specified quality: poor opinion poll showings …

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  • 5Showing Up — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename= Showing Up caption= sire= Strategic Mission grandsire= Mr. Prospector dam= Miss Alethia damsire= T.V. Commercial sex= Stallion foaled= 2003 country= United States flagicon|USA colour= Chestnut breeder=… …

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  • 6showing — noun 1 how sb/sth behaves or performs ADJECTIVE ▪ good, impressive, respectable, strong ▪ disappointing, disastrous (esp. BrE), dismal, lacklustre/lackluster …

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  • 7showing — show|ing [ˈʃəuıŋ US ˈʃou ] n 1.) an occasion when a film, art show etc can be seen or looked at, especially a special occasion that people are invited to ▪ I saw a private showing of the film. ▪ It was the comedy s first showing on TV. 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8showing — n. performance 1) to make a showing 2) a good; poor showing (he made a poor showing) * * * [ ʃəʊɪŋ] poor showing (he made a poor showing) [ performance ] to make a showing a good …

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  • 9showing — noun 1 (C) an occasion when a film, art show etc can be seen or looked at, especially a special occasion that people are invited to: a private showing of the film King Kong 2 (singular) something that shows how well or how badly you are doing: a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10showing — UK [ˈʃəʊɪŋ] / US [ˈʃoʊɪŋ] noun [countable] Word forms showing : singular showing plural showings 1) an occasion when something such as a film or television programme is shown 2) [usually singular] the amount of success that someone or something… …

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  • 11showing — show|ing [ ʃouıŋ ] noun count 1. ) an occasion when something such as a movie or television program is shown 2. ) usually singular the amount of success that someone or something has in an event or during a particular period: She had an… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12showing — n. 1 the act or an instance of showing. 2 a usu. specified quality of performance (made a poor showing). 3 the presentation of a case; evidence (on present showing it must be true). Etymology: OE sceawung (as SHOW) …

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  • 13showing — noun a) A occasion when something is shown. We went to the midnight showing of the new horror movie. b) A result, a judgement. He made a poor showing at his first time at bat …

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  • 14showing — noun 1) another showing of the series Syn: presentation, broadcast, airing, televising, screening 2) the party s present showing Syn: performance, (track) record, results, success, achievement …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15Showing — Show Show, v. t. [imp. {Showed}; p. p. {Shown}or {Showed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Showing}. It is sometimes written {shew}, {shewed}, {shewn}, {shewing}.] [OE. schowen, shewen, schewen, shawen, AS. sce[ a]wian, to look, see, view; akin to OS. scaw?n,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16showing — noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. an act or an instance of putting something (as an artist s work) on view ; display b. the presentation of a motion picture c. show 5 < fashion showings > 2. performance, record …

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  • 17showing — /shoh ing/, n. 1. a show, display, or exhibition. 2. the act of putting something on display. 3. a performance or record considered for the impression it makes: She made a bad showing in high school but did better in college. 4. a setting forth&#8230; …

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  • 18showing — Synonyms and related words: Christophanic, Satanophanic, angelophanic, apocalyptic, apparent, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, avatar, bared, beholdable, betraying, characterization, coming, coming into being, coming forth,&#8230; …

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  • 19showing — [ˈʃəʊɪŋ] noun [C] 1) an occasion when something such as a film or television programme is shown 2) the amount of success that someone or something has in an event or during a particular period She had a strong showing in the local elections.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20showing — show•ing [[t]ˈʃoʊ ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) display; exhibition 2) the act of putting something on display 3) a performance or record considered for the impression it makes: made a good showing at the polls[/ex] 4) a setting forth or presentation, as of&#8230; …

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