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pavilion

noun [C] uk   /pəˈvɪl.jən/ us  

pavilion noun [C] (BUILDING)

UK a building near a sports field, especially one where cricket is played, used by the players and sometimes by people watching the game US one of a group of related buildings: the West Pavilion of Central General Hospital US a large building in which sports or entertainment take place

pavilion noun [C] (TEMPORARY STRUCTURE)

a temporary structure, such as a large tent, especially used at public events or for shows
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