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full house

noun uk   us  

full house noun (AUDIENCE)

[C usually singular] a situation in which every seat in a cinema, theatre, concert, etc. is filled: We're expecting a full house tonight.

full house noun (CARD GAME)

[C] an occasion when a card player has three cards of one type and two cards of another: Steve won the poker game with a full house.
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