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exhibition

an event which brings buyers and sellers together in a commercial setting. See SALES PROMOTION.
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"Exhibition!" exclaimed Miranda scornfully; "you are exhibition enough by yourself, I should say.
Ferguson said there was to be an exhibition. The famous Blondin was going to perform on a tightrope in another part of the garden.
Their wagons were drawn about the lodges, in a sort of irregular barrier, which at once manifested that their confidence was not entirely restored, while, on the other hand, their policy or indolence prevented any very positive exhibition of distrust.
This public exhibition of the tulip was an act of adoration rendered by an entire nation, unlettered and unrefined, to the refinement and culture of its illustrious and devout leaders, whose blood had stained the foul pavement of the Buytenhof, reserving the right at a future day to inscribe the names of its victims upon the highest stone of the Dutch Pantheon.
So he remained on exhibition until spring, when one Tim Keenan, a faro-dealer, arrived in the land.
Some wondered as to the nature of the exhibition; others sneered; but a far greater part, recollecting the essays of Richard in that way, and mindful of the liberality, or rather laxity, of Marmaduke’s notions on the subject of sectarianism, thought it most prudent to be silent.
I've never been to an Exhibition, and it's so aggravating to hear the other girls talking about their trips.
As it was too late an hour to repair to the exhibition room, they turned aside into a piece of waste ground that lay just within the old town-gate, and drew up there for the night, near to another caravan, which, notwithstanding that it bore on the lawful panel the great name of Jarley, and was employed besides in conveying from place to place the wax-work which was its country's pride, was designated by a grovelling stamp-office as a 'Common Stage Waggon,' and numbered too--seven thousand odd hundred--as though its precious freight were mere flour or coals!
Passepartout, though he had not been able to study or rehearse a part, was designated to lend the aid of his sturdy shoulders in the great exhibition of the "human pyramid," executed by the Long Noses of the god Tingou.
Fifty hulls, at least, moulded on lines of beauty and speed - hulls of wood, of iron, expressing in their forms the highest achievement of modern ship-building - lay moored all in a row, stem to quay, as if assembled there for an exhibition, not of a great industry, but of a great art.
Discovering that his martingale had more slack in it than usual, he proceeded to give an exhibition of rearing and hind-leg walking.
It was my intention to send both portraits to the Royal Academy Exhibition, to get custom, and show the public generally what I could do.