presentation

presentation
presentation [prez΄ən tā′shən, prē΄zəntā′shən]
n.
[ME < MFr presentacion < LL praesentatio < praesentare: see PRESENT, vt.]
1. a presenting or being presented
2. something that is presented; specif.,
a) a performance, as of a play
b) a gift
3. Commerce PRESENTMENT
4. Eccles.
a) the naming of a clergyman to a benefice
b) a request to the bishop to institute the clergyman named
5. Med. the position of the fetus in the uterus at the time of delivery, with reference to the part presenting itself at the mouth of the uterus [an arm or breech presentation]
6. Philos. Psychol.
a) anything present in the consciousness at a single moment as an actual sensation or a mental image
b) anything known by sense perception rather than by description; percept
presentational
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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