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box

noun (SQUARE SPACE)    /bɒks/ US  /bɑːks/
A2 [C] any square or rectangular space on a form, sports field, road, etc., separated from the main area by lines: If you would like more information, mark this box.Space - general wordsAreas of land in general [C usually singular] → penalty area [C] US for box junctionRoad junctions [C] a small space with walls: a jury/phone box Their new house is just a box (= very small).General and miscellaneous containers [C] a small area with seats that is separate from the other seats in a theatre or at the side of a sports field: Can you see Prince Charles in the royal box?Sports venuesTheatre auditorium and front-of-house
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