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American English: /ˈʃoʊˌkeɪs/
British English: /ˈʃəʊkeɪs/

Translation of showcase in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (advantageous setting) See examples: the series is simply a showcase for its stars
    la serie no es más que un vehículo para el lucimiento de sus estrellas
    1.2 (spectacular example) he turned the country into a showcase of capitalism
    convirtió al país en un escaparate del capitalismo
  • 2 (cabinet)
    Example sentences
    • The first one I saw displayed in a gun shop showcase drew customers like bears to honey.
    • It is shipped after the buyer collects his or her Corvette from its showcase in the museum.
    • New models are displayed in one showcase, and rental guns are offered in another.

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