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Meaning of “theater” in the English Dictionary

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

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theaternoun

(also theatre)  us   /ˈθi·ə·t̬ər/
  • theater noun (BUILDING)

[C] a ​building, ​room, or ​outsidestructure with ​rows of ​seats, each ​row usually ​higher than the one in ​front, from which ​people can ​watch a ​performance, a ​movie, or another ​activity: Lincoln Plaza Cinema has five ​movie theaters.
  • theater noun (PERFORMING ARTS)

[U] the ​art or ​activity of writing and ​performingplays, or the ​publicperformance of ​plays: We have ​tickets to the theater ​tonight (= to ​watch a ​performance).
(Definition of theater from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “theater”
in Chinese (Simplified) 电影院…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電影院…
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