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theatre

noun UK ( US theater)     /ˈθɪətər/
BUILDING WITH STAGE [C]
A2 a building with a stage where people go to watch plays: the Arts TheatrePublic entertainment venues
BUILDING FOR FILMS [C] US
a building where people go to watch films: a movie theaterPublic entertainment venuesTheatres, cinemas and their parts
WORK [U]
the work of writing, acting in, and producing plays: I want to work in theatre.Theatre - general words
MEDICAL [C, U] UK
a room in a hospital where doctors do operationsRoomsMedical places and organizations
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