Meaning of “foyer” in the English Dictionary

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"foyer" in British English

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foyernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɔɪ.eɪ/ us /ˈfɔɪ.eɪ/

a large open area just inside the entrance of a public building such as a theatre or a hotel, where people can wait and meet each other:

I'll see you downstairs in the foyer in half an hour.

US UK hall the room in a house or apartment leading from the front door to other rooms, where things like coats and hats are kept

(Definition of “foyer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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foyernoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɔɪ·ər, ˈfɔɪ·eɪ/

a large, open area just inside the entrance of a public building such as a theater or hotel; lobby

A foyer is also the room in a house or apartment that leads from the front door to other rooms.

(Definition of “foyer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)