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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A building where plays or motion-picture shows can be presented; The art of writing and producing plays; A region in which active military operations are in progress.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : The theater wept. ,Students crowded into the operating theater. ,an actress devoted to the theater. ,the theater of Ibsen. ,good...
  • One of the hardest things in theatre is keeping a performance fresh.
  • Coincidentally, I already use the spelling "theatre" - when I in theatre, it was an affectation we all used, and it stuck.
  • This theatre is my local theatre too, was just there last weekend. for more
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