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A very large complex of buildings.
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a. a cinema complex containing a large number of separate screens, and usually a restaurant or bar
b. (as modifier): a megaplex cinema.
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(ˈmɛg əˌplɛks)
a large building containing usu. more than a dozen movie theaters.
[1990–95; mega- + -plex]
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