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cinemagoer Line breaks: cin¦ema|goer
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnɪməˌɡəʊə/

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Definition of cinemagoer in English:

noun

chiefly British
A person who goes to the cinema, especially regularly: cinemagoers want to watch something they know they’ll enjoy
More example sentences
  • The idea of enduring several hours of smug comedy songs may be enough to deter many cinema-goers from parting with the entrance fee.
  • In Paris, cinema-goers enjoy a wealth of choices, with over 300 films showing every week.
  • What few cinema-goers realised was that the scene in the film was a reconstruction of a real event.

Derivatives

cinemagoing

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnəməˌɡəʊɪŋ/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • The forty-something cinemagoing audience is our fastest growing.
  • Whereas cinemagoing has been in decline, the actual watching of films has not and is probably greater than ever.
  • It's a complete peach of a movie, and one that should be watched by every member of the cinemagoing public.

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