studio

noun stu·dio \ ˈstü-dē-(ˌ)ō , ˈstyü- \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of studio

plural studios
1 a : the working place of a painter, sculptor, or photographer
b : a place for the study of an art (such as dancing, singing, or acting)
2 a : a place where motion pictures are made
b : a company that produces motion pictures
3 : a place maintained and equipped for the transmission of radio or television programs
4 : a place where audio recordings are made

Examples of studio in a Sentence

  1. the president of a major Hollywood studio

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Origin and Etymology of studio

Italian, literally, study, from Latin studium

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STUDIO Defined for English Language Learners

studio

noun

Definition of studio for English Language Learners

  • : the building or room where an artist works

  • : a place where people go to learn, practice, or study an art (such as singing, dancing, or acting)

  • : a place where movies are made


STUDIO Defined for Kids

studio

noun stu·dio \ ˈstü-dē-ˌō , ˈstyü- \

Definition of studio for Students

plural studios
1 : the place where an artist, sculptor, or photographer works
2 : a place for the study of an art
3 : a place where movies are made
4 : a place from which radio or television programs are broadcast


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