Synonyms of 'theatre'
a building designed for the performance of plays, operas, etc.When we went to the theatre it was a very big event.
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a region in which a war or conflict takes placeThe area has often been a theatre of war.
See the theatre
related mania theatromania
See Theatre terms
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in the sense of auditorium
the area of a concert hall or theatre in which the audience sits
The hall is a huge auditorium.
in the sense of scene
the place where an action or event, real or imaginary, occurs
Riot vans were on the scene in minutes.
in the sense of setting
the scenery, properties, or background used to create the location for a stage play or film
The house is in a lovely setting in the hills.
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