pavilion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pavilion" in British English

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pavilionnoun [C]

uk   us   /pəˈvɪl.jən/

pavilion noun [C] (BUILDING)

UK a ​building near a ​sportsfield, ​especially one where ​cricket is ​played, used by the ​players and sometimes by ​peoplewatching the ​game US one of a ​group of ​relatedbuildings: the ​West Pavilion of Central ​General Hospital US a ​largebuilding in which ​sports or ​entertainments take ​place

pavilion noun [C] (TEMPORARY STRUCTURE)

a ​temporarystructure, such as a ​largetent, ​especially used at ​publicevents or for ​shows
(Definition of pavilion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pavilionnoun [C]

 us   /pəˈvɪl·jən/
a ​large, ​openstructure or ​tent, ​providingshelter esp. in a ​park or at a fair (= ​temporarypublicevent) A pavilion is also one of a ​group of ​relatedbuildings, such as a ​hospital.
(Definition of pavilion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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