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box office

noun [C] /ˈbɑks ˌɔ·fɪs, ˌɑf·ɪs/
a place in a theater where tickets are sold Box office is also the financial success or failure of a movie or play measured by ticket sales: His last few films have been either box-office disappointments or outright flops.
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