Meaning of “venue” in the English Dictionary

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"venue" in British English

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venuenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈven.juː/ us /ˈven.juː/

B2 the place where a public event or meeting happens:

The hotel is an ideal venue for conferences and business meetings.
The stadium has been specifically designed as a venue for World Cup matches.

US specialized law the city or county in which a trial happens

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  • An alternative venue for the concert is being sought.
  • Hats off to Connie for finding such a splendid venue for a party!
  • We don't yet know what the venue will be for the ceremony.
  • The hotel is often used as a conference venue.
  • The restaurant was the ideal venue for a romantic evening.

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

"venue" in American English

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venuenoun [ C ]

us /ˈven·ju/

the place where a public event or meeting happens:

They changed the venue at the last minute because they realized the meeting room would have been much too small.

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

"venue" in Business English

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venuenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvenjuː/ us

the place where a large or important event happens:

The group has booked the popular 1000-seat venue for its annual sales conference.
a concert/conference/sporting venue

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