Definition of venue in English:

venue

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛnjuː
 
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noun

  • 1The place where something happens, especially an organized event such as a concert, conference, or sports competition: the club is the city’s main venue for live music
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    • One of the city's most popular live venues is taking a different route this year.
    • By the 1990s, the Capitol had again established itself as one of the city's most popular entertainment venues.
    • The hall is also an ideal venue for meetings, concerts and other social and cultural gatherings.
  • 1.1 Law The jurisdiction within which a criminal or civil case may or must be heard.
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    • First, it can be inferred that the primary venue for trial of the young person should be the Youth Court.
    • The venue for the tribunal is expected to be Chaktomuk Theater Hall in central Phnom Penh.
    • Five court venues in County Mayo are to be discontinued as part of a major rationalisation by the Court Service.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting a thrust or bout in fencing; also in the Law sense): from Old French, literally 'a coming', feminine past participle of venir 'come' from Latin venire.

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