display

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Display is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
display

Plural
displays

A computer display
  1. A display is an exhibition, an arrangement, or a show.
    Mom thought the department store's display of lingerie was indecent.
    Little Jimmie toppled the display of model airplanes.
    The ceramic, wood, and fabric art displays are very attractive.
    Too many displays will confuse our customers.
  2. A display is a computer screen.
    The output is visible on the display.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
display

Third-person singular
displays

Past tense
displayed

Past participle
displayed

Present participle
displaying

  1. If you display something, you arrange it so that people can see it. Display means to exhibit, or to show.
    The players will display their best skills at tonight's game.
    Tom displays his best skills at all times.
    The players displayed their best skills last night.
    Try displaying your best skills at tonight's game.

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