auditorium

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noun au·di·to·ri·um \ˌȯ-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of auditorium

plural

auditoriums

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auditoria

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  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 and Etymology of auditorium

Latin, literally, lecture room


First Known Use: 1640

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AUDITORIUM Defined for English Language Learners

auditorium

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noun au·di·to·ri·um \ˌȯ-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əm\

Definition of auditorium for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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