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movie theater

[ moo-vee thee-uh-ter ]
/ ˈmu vi ˌθi ə tər /
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noun
a building or part of a building having seating for an audience and a large screen for showing movies.
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Also called mov·ie house [moo-vee hous] /ˈmu vi ˌhaʊs/ .

Origin of movie theater

First recorded in 1910–15
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