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1 a building or part of a building where movies are shown
  • there's still one theater in town that shows independent films

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2 the public performance of plays
  • have been fascinated by the theater ever since I was a child

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3 a large room or building for enclosed public gatherings
  • the lecturer waited until the theater was full before beginning

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The first known use of theater was in the 14th century

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“Theater.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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