luxury box


Definition of luxury box

: skybox

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Coaches get multimillion-dollar salaries; universities collectively glom onto billions of dollars from television deals, booster donations and rentals of luxury boxes at campus stadiums, the costs of which are reaching toward a half-billion dollars. Michael Hiltzik,, "NCAA threatens California over pay for college athletes — and loses the battle," 28 June 2019 Two sets of Premier League owners also run NBA teams, LeBron James has a stake in Liverpool and NBA players are routinely among the tallest guests in Premier League luxury boxes. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "The NBA Is Turning Into European Soccer," 2 Oct. 2018 In the luxury boxes, different heads of state shake hands with other different heads of state. Sam Anderson, New York Times, "New Sentences: From ‘What We Think About When We Think About Soccer’," 5 July 2018 For Habitat, the pieces of the Bradley Center luxury boxes will find their way into the group's three area ReStore shops and online sales efforts. James B. Nelson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee Bucks' donations of Bradley Center equipment will help Habitat build new homes," 19 June 2018 Maradona struggled to walk as he was aided by one man in black and followed by two others as he was led inside a luxury box, the newspaper reported. Alexia Fernandez,, "Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Collapses at FIFA World Cup After Argentina's Win Against Nigeria," 26 June 2018 Going to games has been an expensive proposition for a while, especially as teams dedicate more and more seating space to luxury boxes and other areas featuring high-end amenities. Jon Tayler,, "Rob Manfred and MLB's Declining Attendance Issue," 15 June 2018 The crown prince cheered on the Saudi team from a luxury box with his host, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia. Margaret Coker, New York Times, "As Saudis Go to War, the Crown Prince Attends a Soccer Match," 14 June 2018 Dellacamera and Meola were content to note during cutaway shots that Putin appeared to be getting along famously in a luxury box with FIFA’s Gianni Infantino and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Phil Rosenthal,, "Russia's rout in Fox World Cup opener: 'This is probably exactly what Mr. Putin needed'," 14 June 2018

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of luxury box

US : an area with a roof and private seats near the top of a sports stadium

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