Definition of 'showpiece'
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Much is made of champions who struggle to win the showpiece races. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He approached the showpiece race of the week with a simple but compelling philosophy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wembley seems a showpiece stadium with an open pitch and it is not quite the same. The Sun (2012)Whether that is what a showpiece final should be about is questionable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which made yesterday's showpiece match a bit of an audition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is the first time the anthems will not be played at a showpiece final at the new Wembley. The Sun (2012)And the Derby boss will revisit the nation's showpiece stadium with a real swagger this time. The Sun (2014)They will now face Australia in tomorrow's showpiece final. The Sun (2014)Despite its location and transport problems, the people of Cardiff showed us how to stage showpiece matches. The Sun (2007)The Scot blamed broadcasters for messing with the schedules and wrecking the entertainment value of the game's showpiece match. The Sun (2006)So it is Spain for me - hopefully in a showpiece final which will be a celebration of all that is good about the game. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'showpiece'
British English: showpiece NOUN
A showpiece is something that is admired because it is the best thing of its type, especially something that is intended to be impressive.
The new computer centre is a showpiece of modern information technology for the region.
Definition of showpiece from the Collins English Dictionary
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