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English definition of “foyer”

foyer

noun [C]     /ˈfɔɪ.eɪ/
a large open area just inside the entrance of a public building such as a theatre or a hotel , where people can wait and meet each other: I'll see you downstairs in the foyer in half an hour .Theatre auditorium and front-of-housePassages and entrance areas US (UK hall) the room in a house or apartment leading from the front door to other rooms , where things like coats and hats are kept Passages and entrance areas
(Definition of foyer noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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