auditorium


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au·di·to·ri·um

 (ô′dĭ-tôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. au·di·to·ri·ums or au·di·to·ri·a (-tôr′ē-ə)
1. A large room to accommodate an audience in a building such as a school or theater.
2. A large building for public meetings or performances.

[Latin, from audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

auditorium

(ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -toriums or -toria (-ˈtɔːrɪə)
1. (Theatre) the area of a concert hall, theatre, school, etc, in which the audience sits
2. US and Canadian a building for public gatherings or meetings
[C17: from Latin: a judicial examination, from audītōrius concerning a hearing; see auditory]

au•di•to•ri•um

(ˌɔ dɪˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-)

n., pl. -to•ri•ums, sometimes, -to•ri•a (-ˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-)
1. the space set apart for the audience in a theater, school, or other public building.
2. a building for public gatherings; hall.
[1720–30; < Latin; see auditor, -tory2]

auditorium

The area where the audience sits.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auditorium - the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sitsauditorium - the area of a theater or concert hall where the audience sits
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
assembly hall - a hall where many people can congregate

auditorium

noun hall, theatre, chamber, concert hall, meeting place, assembly room The hall is a huge auditorium.
Translations
aula
قاعَة مُحاضَرات المَسْرَح
hlediště
auditoriumsaltilskuerplads
auditorio
nézőtérauditóriumelõadóteremelőadóteremhangversenyterem
salur
žiūrovų salė
auditorijaskatītāju zāle

auditorium

[ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm] N (auditoriums, auditoria (pl)) [ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪə]auditorio m, sala f

auditorium

[ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm] nauditorium m

auditorium

nAuditorium nt; (in theatre, cinema also) → Zuschauerraum m; (in concert hall also) → Zuhörersaal m

auditorium

[ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm] nsala, auditorio

auditorium

(oːdiˈtoːriəm) noun
the part of a theatre etc where the audience sits.
References in classic literature ?
His voice was husky from much speaking, but the great auditorium was as still as death, and every one heard him.
It is not usual in Europe to allow ladies and gentlemen to take bonnets, hats, overcoats, canes, or umbrellas into the auditorium, but in Mannheim this rule was not enforced because the audiences were largely made up of people from a distance, and among these were always a few timid ladies who were afraid that if they had to go into an anteroom to get their things when the play was over, they would miss their train.
The nest of Sons of Liberty that Driscoll landed in had not a sober bird in it; in fact there was probably not an entirely sober one in the auditorium.
Richard smiled and pointed to a fat, rather vulgar woman, dressed in black, sitting in a stall in the middle of the auditorium with a man in a broadcloth frock-coat on either side of her.
As I entered, silence fell upon the great concourse of people that packed the auditorium.
stood on the platform of the Auditorium, with the sun shining over the heads of his auditors into his eyes, and with his whole face lit up with the fire of prophecy, Clark Howell, the successor of Henry Grady, said to me, "That man's speech is the beginning of a moral revolution in America.
The first of these, and the principal one, was given in the Auditorium, on the evening of Sunday, October 16.
It was said that there were sixteen thousand persons in the Auditorium, and it seemed to me as if there were as many more on the outside trying to get in.
Martin skipped on through the years to the night in the nigger heaven at the Auditorium.
But the populace, seeing in that title an allusion damaging to Barbicane's project, broke into the auditorium, smashed the benches, and compelled the unlucky director to alter his playbill.
All LUXE auditoriums will meet minimum technology specifications to assure a premium cinema experience, such as: usage of RealD 3D, the industry's brightest 3D projection technology; wall-to-wall / floor-to-ceiling screens using RealD Precision White Screen technology, with screen size of at least 16 meters in width; enveloping sound; auditorium rakes to optimize patron's views and more.
The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("Metro Nashville" or "City") is seeking an experienced and qualified entity to be preferred Promoter and Booking Agent for Concerts and Comedy shows Nashville Municipal Auditorium, 417 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201