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English definition of “spectacle”

spectacle

noun [C] (UNUSUAL EVENT)   /ˈspek·tə·kəl/
an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention: an amazing/terrible spectacle The trial became a public spectacle. She made a spectacle of herself (= behaved in a way that attracted attention and made her look ridiculous).
(Definition of spectacle noun (UNUSUAL EVENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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