\ ˈsi-nē How to pronounce cine (audio) \

Definition of cine

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Recent Examples on the Web Keep an eye out for the museum’s special events, such as cine-concerts, where silent films are paired with live music. Christina Liao, Vogue, "Why You Should Head Straight to Lyon the Next Time You’re in France," 21 Aug. 2017 This July marks the two-year anniversary of Filmfront, a cine club and artists’ studio in Pilsen. Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader, "Film / Neighborhoods Filmfront brings a passion for cinema studies to Pilsen," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of cine

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cine

probably from French ciné, short for cinéma cinema

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“Cine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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