luxury box

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web On his way to the dugout, Freeman pointed toward a luxury box where Hall of Famer Hank Aaron was watching the game. Paul Newberry, Star Tribune, "Freeman powers Braves to 7-4 win, snaps Rays' 4-game streak," 29 July 2020 Then-Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly was seen sitting in a stadium luxury box next to Snyder and wearing a Washington team hat. Mark Faller, The Arizona Republic, "Washington NFL team undergoing ‘thorough review’ of nickname as pressure to change mounts," 4 July 2020 Change to initial plan creates sticker shock The Brewers needed luxury boxes, club seats, restaurants, shops and expanded parking. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "50 in 50: George Petak switches his vote to get Miller Park financed," 1 May 2020 The proximity of seats, from bleachers to luxury boxes, would never allow safe social distancing, and the idea of spreading seats out (really?) still doesn’t account for turnstiles, food stands, elevators, etc. Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press, "Mitch Albom: Despite 2020 NFL draft, we’re nowhere close to normal," 26 Apr. 2020 In the Bruins’ moms’ luxury box, Lynn Marchand must have been shaking her head. Matt Porter, BostonGlobe.com, "Observations from the Bruins’ win in Nashville," 7 Jan. 2020 At one event, held in a luxury box at Fenway Park during a Boston Red Sox game, Jim courted representatives of police and firefighter organizations, with the help of James Machado, executive director of the Massachusetts Police Association. Daniel Golden, ProPublica, "The Profitable Business of Being Joe Biden’s Brother," 17 Feb. 2020 More than 56,000 tickets were sold — this was before the luxury boxes and stadium additions — but only 19,856 fans came through the turnstiles, making it the smallest crowd to see a football game at Lambeau Field. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "These are the 15 coldest Packer games ever played at Lambeau Field," 13 Dec. 2019 The biggest expense was the $100 million the city and county agreed to spend to add 15,000 new seats and 125 luxury boxes to the Coliseum. Phil Matier, SFChronicle.com, "As Raiders run off to Las Vegas, they leave behind $65 million in debt in Oakland," 18 Dec. 2019

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Luxury box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/luxury%20box. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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luxury box

noun

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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