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playhouse

noun [C] uk   /ˈpleɪ.haʊs/ us  

playhouse noun [C] (THEATRE)

a theatre. This is now only used in the names of theatres: the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego the Edinburgh PlayhousePublic entertainment venuesTheatres, cinemas and their parts

playhouse noun [C] (TOY HOUSE)

(UK also Wendy house) a small structure that looks like a house, for children to play inPlay areas for children
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