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English definition of “box office”

box office

noun    
[C] the place in a cinema or theatre where tickets are sold : The box office opens at ten.Theatre auditorium and front-of-house [S or U] a measure of how popular and financially successful a film or actor is: Her last film was a surprise box-office hit .Cinema - general words
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