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road show

Syllabification: road show
(also roadshow)

Definition of road show in English:

noun

1A touring show of performers, especially pop musicians.
1.1A touring political or promotional campaign.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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