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"movie" in British English

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movienoun

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

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movienoun [C]

 us   /ˈmu·vi/
a ​series of ​movingpictures, 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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