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noun presentation pronunciation in American English /ˌprez(ə)nˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularpresentation
pluralpresentations
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the way in which something is shown, arranged, explained, etc.

    Using a computer helped with the spelling and presentation of the report.

    The style of presentation is very important in a museum.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] used for showing something in an attractive way

      a presentation folder

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  2. 2
    [countable] a formal talk in which you describe or explain something to a group of people
    make/give a presentation (on something):

    I'm going to ask you each to make a very short presentation.

  3. 3
    [countable] a ceremony at which something such as a prize is given to someone

    He will receive the prize at a presentation on Saturday.

  4. 4
    [countable/uncountable] the process of offering something for people to consider or judge

    Last night the prosecution team ended their presentation of the case against him.

  5. 5
    [uncountable] the process of showing something such as a passport to someone in an official position so that they can check it

    On presentation of a valid ticket, passengers may claim a free drink.

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  6. 6
    [countable] a performance of a play or other entertainment

    a two-hour presentation of Charlotte Brontë's classic tale of love

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