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Exhibit

1. To hold forth or present to view; to produce publicly, for inspection; to show, especially in order to attract notice to what is interesting; to display; as, to exhibit commodities in a warehouse, a picture in a gallery. Exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of mind and body. (Pope)

2. To submit, as a document, to a court or officer, in course of proceedings; also, to present or offer officially or in legal form; to bring, as a charge. He suffered his attorney-general to exhibit a charge of high treason against the earl. (Clarendon)

3. (Science: medicine) to administer as a remedy; as, to exhibit calomel. To exhibit a foundation or prize, to hold it forth or to tender it as a bounty to candidates. To exibit an essay, to declaim or otherwise present it in public.

Origin: L. Exhibitus, p. P. Of exhibere to hold forth, to tender, exhibit; ex out _ habere to have or hold. See habit. Something shown to the public; the museum had many exhibits of oriental art.To show, make visible or apparent; The Metropolitan museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month; Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?; National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship.


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