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English definition of “cinema”

cinema

noun [C/U]    /ˈsɪn·ə·mə/
movies , or the art or business of making movies : [U] Her lectures on the cinema were very interesting . esp. CdnBr A cinema is also a movie theater : [C] We’d already been to the local cinema twice that week . cinematic    /ˌsɪn·əˈmæt̬·ɪk/ adjective The cinematic effects in this film are utterly remarkable .
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