Meaning of “matinee” in the English Dictionary

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"matinee" in British English

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matineenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmæt.ɪ.neɪ/ us /ˌmæt̬.ənˈeɪ/

a film shown or a play performed during the day, especially in the afternoon

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

"matinee" in American English

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matineenoun [ C ]

also matineé us /ˌmæt·ənˈeɪ/

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