1 the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward); "she gave the trophy but he made the presentation"
2 the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it; "he prepared his presentation carefully in advance"
3 a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration" [syn: presentment, demonstration]
4 the act of presenting a proposal
5 a visual representation of something [syn: display]
7 (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal; "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
EtymologyFrom presentation (French présentation), from praesentationem (accusative of praesentatio).
presenting to an audience
Presentation is the process of showing and explaining the content of a topic to an audience. A presentation program, such as OpenOffice.org Impress, Apple Keynote or Microsoft PowerPoint, is often used to generate the presentation content.
presentation in Arabic: عرض تقديمي
presentation in Spanish: Presentación
presentation in Korean: 프레젠테이션
presentation in Indonesian: Presentasi
presentation in Hebrew: פרזנטציה
presentation in Dutch: Presentatie (voordracht)
presentation in Japanese: プレゼンテーション
presentation in Polish: Prezentacja
presentation in Russian: Презентация (способ представления информации)
presentation in Chinese: 簡報
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