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see Vitrine

English

Etymology

From vitrine.

Noun

  1. A glass-paneled cabinet or case for displaying articles such as china, objects d'art, or fine merchandise.

Translations

glass-paneled cabinet or case

French

Etymology

From vitre, verrine.

Pronunciation

  • /vit.ʁin/
  • /vit.Rin/

Noun

fr-noun f

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

A showcase, or vitrine, is a glassed-in cabinet or case for displaying delicate or valuable articles such as objects d'art or merchandise in a shop, museum, or house. Showcase may also refer to:

See also

vitrine in German: Showcase
vitrine in Esperanto: Vitrino
vitrine in French: Vitrine
vitrine in Indonesian: Etalase
vitrine in Dutch: Vitrine
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