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  1. pres·en·ta·tion
    IPA[ˌprezənˈtāSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

    • 1. the giving of something to someone, especially as part of a formal ceremony:

      the presentation of certificates to new members the trophy presentations
      Synonym : awarding, presenting, giving, handing over, dispensing, handing out, conferral, bestowal, granting, donation, award, according, extending, entrusting, furnishing
    • 2. the manner or style in which something is given, offered, or displayed:

      the presentation of foods is designed to stimulate your appetite
    • 3. a speech or talk in which a new product, idea, or piece of work is shown and explained to an audience:

      a sales presentation
    • 4. a formal introduction of someone, especially at court:

      after her presentation to Queen Victoria, he had escorted his sister to numerous balls
      Synonym : introduction, making known, acquainting, debut, coming out
    • 5. the action or right of formally proposing a candidate for a Church benefice or other position:

      the Earl of Pembroke offered Herbert the presentation of the living of Bremerton
    • 6. the position of a fetus in relation to the cervix at the time of delivery:

      breech presentation
    • 7. the coming forward of a patient for initial examination and diagnosis:

      all patients in this group were symptomatic at initial presentation
    • 8. the manner in which a disease initially manifests itself:

      depression frequently forms part of the clinical presentation of dementia
    • 9. another term for Candlemas

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: presentation, plural noun: presentations

    • noun

      the giving of something to someone, especially as part of a formal ceremony:

      the manner or style in which something is given, offered, or displayed:

    • noun

      presentation software
    • noun

      software used to create a sequence of text and graphics, and often audio and video, to accompany a speech or public presentation.
    • noun

      a position of a fetus in which the buttocks or feet emerge first at birth.
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