Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
  2. (noun, act) a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    he gave the customer a demonstration
  3. (noun, communication) the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it
  4. (noun, communication) the act of presenting a proposal
  5. (noun, artifact) a visual representation of something
  6. (noun, communication) formally making a person known to another or to the public
  7. (noun, attribute) (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal

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Synonyms of Presentation

demonstration, display, intro, introduction, presentment

Origin of the word Presentation

  1. late 14c., "act of presenting," from O.Fr. presentation (13c.), from L. pr?sentationem (nom. pr?sentatio) "a placing before," from pr?sentatus, pp. of pr?sentare (see present (v.)). Meaning "a theatrical or other representation, thing presented" is recorded from c.1600. more

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Words that sound like Presentation

per centum, personation, prairie gentian, precognition, precondition

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