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English definition of “house”


noun [C] (PEOPLE AT THEATRE)    /haʊs/ (plural houses   /ˈhaʊzɪz/   )
C2 the people watching a performance , especially in a theatre : The opera played to a full / packed house.Theatre auditorium and front-of-house Grammar:House or home?We use the noun house to refer to a building:
(Definition of house noun (PEOPLE AT THEATRE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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