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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshowpieceshow‧piece /ˈʃəʊpiːs $ ˈʃoʊ-/ noun [countable usually singular]  BESTsomething that an organization, government etc wants people to see, because it is a very good or successful example The new stadium is a showpiece for the Greeks.
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showpieceRead in studio Traders who've gone out of business in a showpiece shopping complex are suing the developers for damages.Obvious that this was not a showpiece.Country houses that substantially retain their contents and collections and are candidates for preservation intact as showpieces. 2.For the playground has become a fashion showpiece for the province's trendy teens and juniors.The school's showpiece is its respected teacher-training program.The little Hoflin, who had her speciality showpiece in Act Two, did it very badly and finally tripped and fell.He built the casino as the showpiece of his business empire.Meet the Corn Traders, who still gather in this Victorian showpiece.
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