Definition of 'box office'
Example sentences containing 'box office'
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The film is in crisis, with bosses banning all screenings before its release over fears negative reviews will ruin its chances at the box office. The Sun (2017)At 1.23 billion, box office sales last year were the second highest on record. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I decide that for myself, and hand over my money at the box office. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She is the chair of the PAC and she is total box office. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And it also entered the record books for the biggest opening weekend in UK box office history. The Sun (2011)The show had closed the previous year and had been panned by the critics, yet had made a lot of money at the box office. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)The luvvies have always kept their distance from war - bad for box office and careers, darling. The Sun (2009)Each day of the run 30 tickets are available in person when the box office opens at 10.30am. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Business was booming over the holidays as healthy sales helped propel 1999's box office take to a new high. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'box office'
British English: box office /bɒks ˈɒfɪs/ NOUN
The box office in a theatre or cinema is the place where the tickets are sold.
...the long line of people outside the box office.
- American English: box office
- Arabic: شُبّاك التَذاكِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: bilheteria
- Chinese: 票房
- Croatian: blagajna
- Czech: pokladna divadelní
- Danish: billetkontor
- Dutch: bespreekbureau
- European Spanish: taquilla cine
- Finnish: lipunmyynti
- French: guichet de réservations
- German: Kasse
- Greek: ταμείο θεάτρου ή κινηματογράφου
- Italian: botteghino
- Japanese: 切符売場
- Korean: 매표소
- Norwegian: billettkontor
- Polish: kasa biletowa
- European Portuguese: bilheteira
- Romanian: casă de bilete
- Russian: билетная касса
- Spanish: taquilla despacho de billetes
- Swedish: biljettkontor
- Thai: ที่ขายตั๋วหนังหรือละคร
- Turkish: bilet gişesi
- Ukrainian: театральна каса
- Vietnamese: chỗ bán vé
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