stu·​dio | \ˈstü-dē-(ˌ)ō, ˈstyü-\
plural studios

Definition of studio 

1a : the working place of a painter, sculptor, or photographer

b : a place for the study of an art (such as dancing, singing, or acting)

2a : 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

the president of a major Hollywood studio

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Good Charlotte's upcoming seventh studio album, Generation Rx, is also available for pre-order starting today. Sofia Mele, Billboard, "Good Charlotte Releases Poignant New Single 'Shadowboxer': Watch," 13 July 2018 Empire, which has also produced albums for Tyga and Trevor Jackson, would have put out the Florida rapper’s third studio album. Erin Ben-moche,, "XXXTentacion signed a $10-million record deal weeks before death, report says," 9 July 2018 Costello’s 31st studio album was slated to be released in October. Kathleen Joyce, Fox News, "Elvis Costello cancels tour dates after undergoing surgery to remove 'very aggressive' cancerous tumor," 6 July 2018 The band hopes to release the EP in July, then follow up with a full studio album. Don Maines, Houston Chronicle, "Pop-punk band to provide musical fireworks," 20 June 2018 Free; registration required. 561-760-6030, TUESDAY 24 Art for Adults: Open Studio Practice skills and get guidance on how to finish a work of art in this open studio. Mary Lou Cruz,, "Wellington area events July 18-28," 13 July 2018 Papandrea said this sentiment is shared among other other production studios., "Looking Ahead To The 2019 Lineup, Will Hollywood Greenlight More Women-Led Projects?," 13 July 2018 One year into the job, Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman-CEO Tony Vinciquerra continues to make good on his promise to streamline and reorganize operations at the Hollywood studio. Pamela Mcclintock, The Hollywood Reporter, "Sony Pictures Issues Layoffs as Part of Marketing Reorganization," 11 July 2018 Sports Illustrated got an inside look at the studio as Koesterer explained how these pieces came together. Jeremy Fuchs,, "A Tour of Sports Movie Memorabilia Heaven," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of studio

1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for studio

Italian, literally, study, from Latin studium

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English Language Learners Definition of studio

: 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


stu·​dio | \ˈstü-dē-ˌō, ˈstyü-\
plural studios

Kids Definition of studio

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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