all-seat·​er | \ (ˈ)ȯl-¦sē-tər How to pronounce all-seater (audio) \
plural all-seaters

Definition of all-seater

: a stadium or arena that provides seating for all spectators and offers no standing room all-seaters should give clubs greater control over who occupies which part of the ground.— Nick Hornby, Fever Pitch, 1992 And then football clubs started to be more family and female friendly, turning their stadiums into all-seaters and discouraging the macho culture of the terraces.Daily Mail (London), 17 June 2010

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Other Words from all-seater

all-seater adjective
an all-seater stadium … the stadium must be all-seater and have at least a 30,000 capacity Derby Evening Telegraph, 3 June 2010

First Known Use of all-seater

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for all-seater

all seats + -er entry 2

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“All-seater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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