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"marquee" in British English

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marqueenoun [C]

uk   /mɑːˈkiː/  us   /mɑːr-/
  • marquee noun [C] (ROOF)

US a roof-like ​structure that ​sticks out over the ​entrance to a ​publicbuilding, ​especially a ​theatre, and on which there is usually a ​sign

marqueeadjective [before noun]

uk   /mɑːˈkiː/  us   /mɑːr-/ US
(Definition of marquee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"marquee" in American English

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marqueenoun [C]

 us   /mɑrˈki/
a ​coveredentrance to a ​theater with a ​sign that ​shows the ​names of the ​movies or ​play that you can ​see
(Definition of marquee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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