Definition of movie theater in English:

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movie theater

Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞ovē ˈTHēədər/
(also movie house)


A theater where movies are shown for public entertainment.
Example sentences
  • There's a movie theatre showing The Sound of Music with captioned lyrics for the audience to sing along.
  • The movie theater became a refuge for the boy, and he began to read films through that sensibility.
  • The past few years have seen the return of the musical to the movie theater.

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Syllabification: mov·ie the·a·ter

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