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hallnoun [C]

uk   /hɔːl/  us   /hɑːl/
  • hall noun [C] (ENTRANCE)

A2 (also hallway) the ​room just inside the ​mainentrance of a ​house, ​apartment, or other ​building that ​leads to other ​rooms and usually to the ​stairs: I ​left my ​bags in the hall.

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  • hall noun [C] (BUILDING)

A2 a ​building or ​largeroom used for ​eventsinvolving a lot of ​people: the Royal Albert Hall a concert hallUK the ​school sports hallUK I'm ​playing in a ​concert at the village/​church hall.

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

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hallnoun [C]

 us   /hɔl/
  • hall noun [C] (PASSAGE)

(also hallway,  /ˈhɔl·weɪ/ ) a ​passage in a ​building, or the ​area just inside the ​mainentrance of a ​building: Her ​office is just down the hall.
  • hall noun [C] (BUILDING)

a ​building or ​largeroom used for ​eventsinvolving a lot of ​people: a ​concert/​lecture hall A hall can also be a ​building at a ​college or ​university.
(Definition of hall from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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