presentation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (prez"un-tā'shun, prē"zen-), [key]
— n.
  1. an act of presenting.
  2. the state of being presented.
  3. a social introduction, as of a person at court.
  4. an exhibition or performance, as of a play or film.
  5. offering, delivering, or bestowal, as of a gift.
  6. a gift.
  7. a demonstration, lecture, or welcoming speech.
  8. a manner or style of speaking, instructing, or putting oneself forward: His presentation was very poor.
  9. the presentment of a bill, note, or the like.
  10. a breech presentation.
    1. the position of the fetus in the uterus during labor.
    2. the appearance of a particular part of the fetus at the cervix during labor:a breech presentation.
  11. the act or the right of presenting a member of the clergy to the bishop for institution to a benefice.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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