Definition of road show in English:

road show

Syllabification: road show
(also roadshow)

noun

  • 1A touring show of performers, especially pop musicians.
  • 1.1A touring political or promotional campaign.
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    • We're also looking at doing roadshows to promote features such as our new operating system.
    • In March, the electronics company will also host a 12-city tour with a roadshow explaining to retailers what Nuon is and how to pitch it.
    • He called on regulators to pass new rules that would preclude analysts from accompanying bankers to pitch corporate clients or participating in investor roadshows.
  • 1.2A radio or television program broadcast on location, especially each of a series done from different venues.
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    • This year involves a series of events and initiatives nationwide, including radio roadshows with the architect and TV presenter and a primary schools programme.
    • On top of this, Radio 1, still at the time hosting huge roadshows with Status Quo, was keen on a worthy, speech-based programme.

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