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auditorium

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noun, au·di·to·ri·um \ˌȯ-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əm\

Simple Definition of auditorium

  • : a large room or building where people gather to watch a performance, hear a speech, etc.

  • : the part of a building (such as a theater) where an audience sits

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of auditorium

plural auditoriums or auditoriaplay \-ē-ə\

  1. 1 :  the part of a public building where an audience sits

  2. 2 :  a room, hall, or building used for public gatherings

Examples of auditorium in a sentence

  1. <will hold the town meeting in the high school auditorium>



Origin of auditorium

Latin, literally, lecture room


First Known Use: 1640

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AUDITORIUM Defined for Kids

auditorium

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noun au·di·to·ri·um \ˌȯ-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of auditorium for Students

  1. 1 :  the part of a building where an audience sits

  2. 2 :  a hall where people gather as an audience





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