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noun [U] (BEHAVIOUR) UK (US theater)     /ˈθɪə.tər/ US  /ˈθiː.ə.t̬ɚ/
behaviour that is not sincere and is intended just to produce a particular effect or to attract attention : Her tears were pure theatre.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing offAffected and insincere
(Definition of theatre noun (BEHAVIOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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