Definition of showing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈʃəʊɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃoʊɪŋ//
    Showing films
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  1. 1an act of showing a film/movie There are three showings a day. See related entries: Showing films
  2. 2[usually singular] evidence of how well or how badly somebody/something is performing the strong/poor showing of the Green Party in the election On (= judging by) last week's showing, the team is unlikely to win today.
  3. Word OriginOld English scēawung.Extra examples On its present showing, the party should win the election. The opposing team put up a very strong showing. The team will have to improve on today’s showing if it is to survive in the competition. The young princes attended a private showing of the new Disney film. a midnight showing of a B-movie at the Phoenix a repeat showing of the series on Channel 9 the euro’s strong showing against the dollar the party’s poor showing in the election And now, by popular demand, a repeat showing of the powerful drama, ‘The Lost Prince’.
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