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"box office" in American English

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box officenoun [C]

 /ˈbɑks ˌɔ·fɪs, ˌɑf·ɪs/
a place in a theater where tickets are sold
Box office is also the financial success or failure of a movie or play measured by ticket sales: His last few films have been either box-office disappointments or outright flops.
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box officenoun

uk   us   COMMERCE
[C] the place in a theatre or cinema where you buy tickets: Tickets are $8 and are available only at the box office.
[U] money from ticket sales, used as a way of measuring the success of a performer, film, or public event: The documentary became a surprise box office hit. In 1934, he was voted the top box-office draw for the year by theater owners. The 28-year-old heavyweight champion represents big box office.
(Definition of box office from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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