Meaning of “studio” in the English Dictionary

"studio" in British English

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studionoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstjuː.di.əʊ/ us /ˈstuː.di.oʊ/ plural studios

studio noun [ C ] (RECORDING ROOM)

B1 a room with special equipment where television or radio programmes or music recordings are made:

She spent three months in the studio working on her latest album.
a studio audience (= people who watch a programme while it is being made in the studio)

B1 a building or place where films are made, or a company that makes them:

Ealing Studios made some famous British comedies in the 40s and 50s.

a room or building where dancing is taught or practised:

a dance studio

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

"studio" in American English

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studionoun [ C ]

us /ˈstud·iˌoʊ/ plural studios

studio noun [ C ] (ROOM)

a room where an artist paints or a musician practices:

an artist’s studio

studio noun [ C ] (RECORDING PLACE)

studio noun [ C ] (MOVIE PRODUCTION)

a place where movies are produced, or a company that produces movies:

Most of the big studios are in Hollywood.

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

"studio" in Business English

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studionoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstjuːdiəʊ/ us plural studios

a room with special equipment where television or radio programmes or music recordings are made:

television/radio/recording studio I work in a television studio in Boston.
They filmed the interview in front of a studio audience.

a building or place where films are made for the cinema, or a company that makes films:

A major studio is said to have bought the film rights to her book.
a film/movie/Hollywood studio

(Definition of “studio” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)