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noun [uncountable] British English pronunciation: pecha kucha /ˌpetʃə ˈkʊtʃə/

or Pecha Kucha

  1. a way of presenting new ideas or products in which each person shows and talks about 20 images for 20 seconds each

    Most people use Pecha Kucha to showcase their latest creative projects.

    Pecha Kucha Nights are about exposing the hidden creativity in a city.

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