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cinema

noun uk   /ˈsɪn.ə.mə/ us  
A2 [C] mainly UK (US usually movie theater) a theatre where people pay to watch films: The town no longer has a cinema. a cinema ticket the cinema C1 mainly UK (US usually the movies) the business of making films: He was well known for his work in the cinema. go to the cinema (US also go to the movies) to go to watch a film
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