presentation Definition

  • 1the act of showing or explaining something to an audience
  • 2a formal talk given to an audience, especially as part of a ceremony

Using presentation: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "presentation" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She gave a presentation on the company's new product line.

  • Example

    The presentation of the award was the highlight of the ceremony.

  • Example

    He is nervous about his upcoming presentation to the board of directors.

presentation Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with presentation

  • audio-visual presentation

    a presentation that includes both visual and auditory elements


    The audio-visual presentation was well-received by the audience.

  • a presentation that uses slides to display information to an audience


    The speaker used a slide presentation to illustrate her points.

  • a presentation that is delivered verbally, without the use of visual aids


    The student gave an oral presentation on the history of the Civil War.


Summary: presentation in Brief

A 'presentation' [ˌprez.ənˈteɪ.ʃən] is an act of showing or explaining something to an audience, often in the form of a formal talk. It can include visual and auditory elements, such as in an audio-visual presentation, or be delivered orally, as in an oral presentation. Examples of presentations include talks given at ceremonies or business meetings.

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