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"movie" in British English

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movienoun

uk   /ˈmuː.vi/  us   /ˈmuː.vi/
A1 [C] mainly US (UK usually film) a film shown in a cinema or on television and often telling a story: My favourite movie is "Casablanca".
the movies [plural] mainly US
(UK the cinema) a cinema or group of cinemas: What's on/showing at the movies this week? Do you want to go to the movies tonight?
(UK cinema) the business of making films: She has worked in the movies all her life.

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movienoun [C]

 us   /ˈmu·vi/
a series of moving pictures, often telling a story, usually shown in a theater or on television; film
A movie theater is a building in which movies are shown.
(Definition of movie from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “movie”
in Arabic فيلم…
in Korean 영화…
in Portuguese filme…
in Catalan pel·lícula…
in Japanese 映画…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电影,影片…
in Turkish film…
in Russian фильм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電影,影片…
in Italian film…
in Polish film…
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