Definition of 'theatre'

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French Translation of "theatre"
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Example sentences containing 'theatre'

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Answer your phone at the cinema or theatre? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The organisation suffered further casualties in other theatres of war. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is comedy, theatre and music on offer plus bars and restaurants to relax in and. The Sun (2016)An enveloping old theatre or cinema with - vital commodity - an orchestral pit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As the sun sets, the ship comes into its own, with fabulous shows in the theatre. The Sun (2017)In this instance, a family committed to film, music and theatre has produced a master of landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2016)London has suddenly gained a new concert hall and two theatres. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He had been nursing the notion of working in musical theatre for a good while. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Enjoy street entertainment from musicians and theatre groups and see huge ships light up in the dusk. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The highest form of theatre known to man. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They also went shopping together as well as taking trips to the theatre and cinema. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What gilded theatre or country pile can beat that number? Times, Sunday Times (2009)No aspect of the culture is as badly served by its critics as the theatre is. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can walk back from the theatre at night and feel absolutely fine. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Think of theatre as performance not literature. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most have their own theatres and fabulous music and crafts facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The favourites were sitting near the centre of the theatre and we were near the door. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My daughter has only seen one movie in a movie theatre. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Reality shows are theatres of humiliation and disappointment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Other theatres of war are barely mentioned in passing. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Would a theatre or film critic be subjected to such silly tantrums? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Back then it was a tour of halls and theatres. The Sun (2014)Across the street is a good film theatre devoted to the classics. Fitch, Noel Riley Hemingway in Paris - Parisian walks for the literary traveller (1989)Playing to a largely theatre audience will also be an opportunity to expose the repertoire and countertenor voice to new ears. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Romans scattered theatres and arenas place. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are so many forms of entertainment, theatre is becoming more marginalised. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Or could it be that there is something about British theatre to shout about? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The world's attention has moved on to other theatres of conflict and terror. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Something unusual has been happening in the world of regional arts recently: theatres have been opening. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has established itself over 25 years as an incubator of new theatre forms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And just to prove it he's joined another theatre group who have asked him to sing for the end of year review. The Sun (2006)

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Translations for 'theatre'

British English: theatre /ˈθɪətə/ NOUN
A theatre is a building with a stage on which plays and other entertainments are performed.
We went to the theatre.
  • American English: theater
  • Arabic: مَسْرَح
  • Brazilian Portuguese: teatro
  • Chinese: 剧场
  • Croatian: kazalište
  • Czech: divadlo
  • Danish: teater
  • Dutch: theater
  • European Spanish: teatro
  • Finnish: teatteri
  • French: théâtre
  • German: Theater
  • Greek: θέατρο
  • Italian: teatro
  • Japanese: 劇場
  • Korean: 극장
  • Norwegian: teater
  • Polish: teatr
  • European Portuguese: teatro
  • Romanian: teatru
  • Russian: театр
  • Spanish: teatro
  • Swedish: teater
  • Thai: โรงละคร
  • Turkish: tiyatro
  • Ukrainian: театр
  • Vietnamese: rạp hát


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