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"gallery" in British English

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gallerynoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡæl.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/
  • gallery noun [C] (BUILDING)

B1 a ​room or ​building that is used for ​showingworks of ​art, sometimes so that they can be ​sold: the National Portrait Gallery a ​contemporary art gallery

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  • gallery noun [C] (RAISED AREA)

a ​raisedarea around the ​sides or at the back of a ​largeroom that ​providesextraspace for ​people to ​sit or ​stand the ​highestfloor in a ​theatre that ​contains the ​cheapestseats
(Definition of gallery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gallery" in American English

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gallerynoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡæl·ə·ri/
  • gallery noun [C] (BUILDING)

a ​room or ​building that is used for ​showing or ​sellingworks of ​art: There are some ​contemporaryart galleries you should ​visit.
  • gallery noun [C] (RAISED AREA)

a ​raisedarea around the ​sides or at the back of a ​largeroom that ​providesextraspace for ​people to ​sit or ​stand
(Definition of gallery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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