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hallnoun [C]

us   /hɔl/
  • hall noun [C] (PASSAGE)

also hallway, /ˈhɔl·weɪ/ a passage in a building, or the area just inside the main entrance of a building: Her office is just down the hall.
  • hall noun [C] (BUILDING)

a building or large room used for events involving a lot of people: a concert/lecture hall
A hall can also be a building at a college or university.
(Definition of hall from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"hall" in British English

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hallnoun [C]

uk   /hɔːl/ us   /hɑːl/
  • hall noun [C] (ENTRANCE)

A2 also hallway the room just inside the main entrance of a house, apartment, or other building that leads to other rooms and usually to the stairs: I left my bags in the hall.

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  • hall noun [C] (BUILDING)

A2 a building or large room used for events involving a lot of people: the Royal Albert Hall a concert hallUK the school sports hallUK I'm playing in a concert at the village/church hall.

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