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noun [countable] showing pronunciation in British English /ˈʃəʊɪŋ/ 
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    [usually singular] the amount of success that someone or something has in an event or during a particular period

    She had an impressive showing in the local elections.

    a strong/weak showing:

    The economy grew 4.1%, its strongest showing since 1998.

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