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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.]
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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]
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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]
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auditorium

The area where the audience sits.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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auditorium

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

auditorium

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

[ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm] nauditorium m
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auditorium

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

[ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm] nsala, auditorio
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auditorium

(oːdiˈtoːriəm) noun
the part of a theatre etc where the audience sits.
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References in classic literature ?
Some few days after this memorable meeting of the Gun Club, the manager of an English company announced, at the Baltimore theatre, the production of "Much ado about Nothing." 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.
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.
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.
As I entered, silence fell upon the great concourse of people that packed the auditorium. Then Tardos Mors arose.
His voice was husky from much speaking, but the great auditorium was as still as death, and every one heard him.
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. Driscoll was promptly and indignantly flung on the heads of Sons in the next row, and these Sons passed him on toward the rear, and then immediately began to pummel the front row Sons who had passed him to them.
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.
The concert, 'In Pursuit of Excellence,' opened FEU's 2019-2020 cultural season while marking the 70th anniversary of the FEU Auditorium, said Martin Lopez, executive director of the FEU Pressident's Committee on Culture.
The first day saw Bhittai Auditorium packed with children interested in theatre.