studio

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noun stu·dio \ˈstü-dē-(ˌ)ō, ˈstyü-\

Definition of studio

plural

studios

  1. 1a :  the working place of a painter, sculptor, or photographerb :  a place for the study of an art (as dancing, singing, or acting)

  2. 2a :  a place where motion pictures are madeb :  a company that produces motion pictures

  3. 3 :  a place maintained and equipped for the transmission of radio or television programs

  4. 4 :  a place where audio recordings are made

  5. 5 :  studio apartment

Examples of studio in a sentence

  1. the president of a major Hollywood studio

Origin and Etymology of studio

Italian, literally, study, from Latin studium


First Known Use: 1800

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STUDIO Defined for English Language Learners

studio

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noun stu·dio \ˈstü-dē-(ˌ)ō, ˈstyü-\

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

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noun stu·dio \ˈstü-dē-ˌō, ˈstyü-\

Definition of studio for Students

plural

studios

  1. 1 :  the place where an artist, sculptor, or photographer works

  2. 2 :  a place for the study of an art

  3. 3 :  a place where movies are made

  4. 4 :  a place from which radio or television programs are broadcast



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