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I had gone to a talent show - I was interested in American hip-hop music - with my older brother, to another town, and my town was attacked. I went from having an entire family to the next minute not having anything. It was very painful.
Ishmael Beah

Meaning of "talent show" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TALENT SHOW

talent show  [ˈtælənt ʃəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TALENT SHOW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Talent show is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TALENT SHOW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

talent show

Talent show

A talent show is an event where participants perform talents of singing, dancing, acrobatics, acting, drumming, martial arts, playing an instrument, or other activities to showcase skills, sometimes for a reward, trophy or prize. Many talent shows are performances rather than contests, but some are actual contests, awarding prizes to their participants. In recent times, talent shows have become a notable genre of reality television, such as Idol, Got Talent and The X Factor, which were critical in catapulting some amateur artists to stardom, and commercially successful careers.

Definition of talent show in the English dictionary

The definition of talent show in the dictionary is a show where people perform different activities such as singing, dancing, acrobatics, etc, to show off their talent.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TALENT SHOW


airshow
ˈɛəˌʃəʊ
ancho
ˈæntʃəʊ
concho
ˈkɒntʃəʊ
gaucho
ˈɡaʊtʃəʊ
gazpacho
ɡəzˈpɑːtʃəʊ
honcho
ˈhɒntʃəʊ
macho
ˈmætʃəʊ
muchacho
muːˈtʃɑːtʃəʊ
mucho
ˈmʊtʃəʊ
nacho
ˈnɑːtʃəʊ
poncho
ˈpɒntʃəʊ
rancho
ˈrɑːntʃəʊ
sancho
ˈsæntʃəʊ
show
ʃəʊ
sideshow
ˈsaɪdˌʃəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TALENT SHOW

tale
talea
Taleb
Taleban
talebearer
talebearing
taleful
talegalla
taleggio
talent
talent competition
talent contest
talent scout
talent spotter
talented
talentless
taler
tales
talesman
taletelling

WORDS THAT END LIKE TALENT SHOW

comedy show
fashion show
for show
freak show
game show
hit show
horse show
light show
motor show
no-show
picture show
reality show
road show
run the show
sex show
slide show
steal the show
stop the show
talk show
to be a one-man show
variety show

Synonyms and antonyms of talent show in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «talent show» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TALENT SHOW

Find out the translation of talent show to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of talent show from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «talent show» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

才艺表演
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

show de talentos
570 millions of speakers

English

talent show
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतिभा दिखाने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اظهار المواهب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

талант-шоу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

show de talentos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতিভা প্রদর্শন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

talent show
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pertunjukan bakat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Talent-Show
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スター発掘番組
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

탤런트 쇼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Talent show
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tài năng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திறமை நிகழ்ச்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिभा शो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yetenek gösterisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

talent show
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pokaz talentów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

талант - шоу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

arata talentul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

talent show
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

talent show
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

talangjakt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

talentshow
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of talent show

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TALENT SHOW»

The term «talent show» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.291 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TALENT SHOW» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about talent show

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6 QUOTES WITH «TALENT SHOW»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word talent show.
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Ian Axel
I started writing songs when I was real young, when I was 3 years old. The piano spoke to me - I don't remember when I wasn't playing piano. My second grade talent show was the first time I performed my own thing. I dressed up as Dracula and played a song called 'Monster Rock' that I wrote. And I won.
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Ishmael Beah
I had gone to a talent show - I was interested in American hip-hop music - with my older brother, to another town, and my town was attacked. I went from having an entire family to the next minute not having anything. It was very painful.
3
Guillermo Diaz
When I was in high school, I wasn't really popular. I was picked on a lot. And then I did a talent show, and kids started to tell me that I did a good job. It was the first time that my peers told me that they liked what I was doing. Something clicked, and I knew that this is what I wanted to do.
4
J. J. Field
You can win a talent show and be so famous that you can't walk down the street, but no-one knows you next Monday.
5
Trey Parker
When I was in sixth grade there was a talent show, and I wrote my first sketch, 'The Dentist.' I played the dentist, and I had my friend play a patient. It was sort of what can go wrong at the dentist, and I just remember I had lots of fake blood and everything.
6
Rain
I was very innocent and shielded as a child, so I didn't know a lot about music or dancing. When I was in Primary Six, no one would participate in a talent show, so I decided to go on. When the audience applauded me, I felt euphoric, and I started dancing right after that!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TALENT SHOW»

Discover the use of talent show in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to talent show and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Talent Show
After a devastating tornado destroys much of Cape Bluff, Kansas, residents come together as a community to put on a talent show as a fund-raiser.
Dan Gutman, 2012
2
Talent-show Pups
The Puppyville Talent Show is coming up fast. The puppies can't wait! But Freddy doesn't think he has a special talent. Can he still be part of the show?
Sierra Harimann, Artifact Group, 2013
3
The Talent Show from the Black Lagoon
When his teacher requires that everyone in class take part in the talent show, a boy asks his mother for suggestions and she insists he start taking piano lessons.
Mike Thaler, 2011
4
The Talent Show: A Jackson Friends Book
Second-grader Howardina Geraldina Paulina Maxina Gardenia Smith is sure she will be the star of the talent show, but when she gets up to sing at the dress rehearsal, she gets stage fright. Reprint.
Michelle Edwards, 2009
5
Louanne Pig in The Talent Show (Revised Edition)
Everyone is excited to try out For The school talent show.
Nancy Carlson, 2011
6
The Talent Show
The Talent Show is a book that many children in elementary school can relate to, presenting problems that most of them will face. It teaches lessons in self-confidence, courage and forgiveness.
Barbara Berkowitz, 2009
7
The Scrambled States of America Talent Show
The Scrambled States of America Talent Show is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Laurie Keller, 2010
8
Triplet Trouble and the Talent Show Mess
When Mr. Parker decides to have a talent show in the classroom, everyone comes up with performance ideas, including Alex, whose plans with Adam and Ashley spell triple trouble for everyone.
Debbie Dadey, 1995
9
Ready, Freddy! #5: Talent Show Scaredy-pants
Watch out, Junie B., there's a new kid on the block!
Abby Klein, 2011
10
The Talent Show
The TaLenT Show ANDERSEN PRESS USA Jo HoDGkINS o N A sign stopped four friends in their tracks. The news. Title Page.
‎2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TALENT SHOW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term talent show is used in the context of the following news items.
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The X Factor 2015: Nick Grimshaw to be revealed as new talent
Show boss Simon Cowell said he wants a judge that "loves" music on the panel. ... 24-year-old Rita a £1.5 million deal to join the ITV singing talent show. «Express.co.uk, Jun 15»
2
Simon Cowell's 'Britain's Got Talent' Dog Controversy to be …
British media regulator Ofcom said Monday that it will investigate the Simon Cowell talent show Britain's Got Talent over a controversy about a stunt-double dog ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jun 15»
3
Talent show winner Lenny Henry slams reality TV and showbiz world
Comedian Lenny Henry, who first found fame on a TV talent show, has launched a scathing attack on reality TV shows. The 56-year-old star, who is now a ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
4
Should dogs appear on TV talent shows?
Matisse the dog and trainer Jules O'Dwyer won Britain's Got Talent 2015 on Sunday. But whilst the pair celebrates their big win on the show not everyone thinks ... «CBBC Newsround, Jun 15»
5
American Idol singing talent show to end in 2016
US singing talent show "American Idol" will end after its 15th season airs in January ... has been the most popular music reality show in US television history. «ITV News, May 15»
6
DeGeneres, Harvey team for kid talent show
The king and queen of daytime talk, Steve Harvey and Ellen DeGeneres , are joining forces on a new variety show featuring kids called Little Big Shots. Harvey ... «USA TODAY, May 15»
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BGT 2015: Dance troupe Boyband accused of lying to judges as …
Boyband may act like they're normal guys on tonight's Britain's Got Talent, but it's ... together for more than two years and already have links to the talent show. «Express.co.uk, Apr 15»
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Former fireman Stevie McCrorie, from Alva, Clackmannanshire, has …
“You're not some singer on a talent show. “You are the artist you always wanted to be.” Stevie ended the show by urging everyone who voted for him to buy the ... «Scottish Daily Record, Apr 15»
9
Britain's Got Talent: Classical Singing Act Collabro Win TV's Biggest …
After being crowned the winners of the talent show the overwhelmed winners said: "We'd like to just thank everybody that's voted. All the judges and the other ... «International Business Times UK, Jun 14»
10
The First-Ever White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show
Student performers react to seeing President Barack Obama as he drops by the White House Talent Show hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the ... «The White House, May 14»

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