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verb [transitive] display pronunciation in British English /dɪˈspleɪ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledisplaying
past tensedisplayed
past participledisplayed
  1. 1
    to put something in a particular place so that people can see it easily
    She displayed some of her paintings at the local arts festival.
    Could you display this poster in your window?
  2. 2
    to show a feeling, quality, or attitude by the way you behave
    From an early age he displayed a talent for singing.
  3. 3
    computing to show information on a computer screen
    An error message is displayed if invalid information is entered.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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