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I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
Otis Blackwell

Meaning of "auditorium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AUDITORIUM

From Latin: a judicial examination, from audītōrius concerning a hearing.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AUDITORIUM

auditorium  [ˌɔːdɪˈtɔːrɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AUDITORIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Auditorium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AUDITORIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

auditorium

Auditorium

An auditorium is a room built to enable an audience to hear and watch performances at venues such as theatres. For movie theatres, the number of auditoriums is expressed as the number of screens.

Definition of auditorium in the English dictionary

The definition of auditorium in the dictionary is the area of a concert hall, theatre, school, etc, in which the audience sits. Other definition of auditorium is a building for public gatherings or meetings.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AUDITORIUM


cafetorium
ˌkæfəˈtɔːrɪəm
castoreum
kɑːˈstɔːrɪəm
conservatorium
kənˌsɜːvəˈtɔːrɪəm
crematorium
ˌkrɛməˈtɔːrɪəm
eupatorium
ˌjuːpəˈtɔːrɪəm
haustorium
hɔːˈstɔːrɪəm
inclinatorium
ˌɪnklɪnəˈtɔːrɪəm
inhalatorium
ɪnˌheɪləˈtɔːrɪəm
moratorium
ˌmɒrəˈtɔːrɪəm
motorium
məʊˈtɔːrɪəm
muscatorium
ˌmʌskəˈtɔːrɪəm
natatorium
ˌneɪtəˈtɔːrɪəm
praetorium
priːˈtɔːrɪəm
sanatorium
ˌsænəˈtɔːrɪəm
sanitorium
ˌsænɪˈtɔːrɪəm
scriptorium
skrɪpˈtɔːrɪəm
succinctorium
ˌsʌksɪŋkˈtɔːrɪəm
sudatorium
ˌsjuːdəˈtɔːrɪəm
tentorium
tenˈtɔːrɪəm
vomitorium
ˌvɒmɪˈtɔːrɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AUDITORIUM

audiphone
audit
Audit Bureau of Circulation
audit trail
auditable
auditee
auditing
audition
auditioner
auditive
auditor
Auditor General
auditoria
auditorial
auditorily
auditorship
auditory
auditory aphasia
auditory phonetics
auditress

WORDS THAT END LIKE AUDITORIUM

anticlinorium
appressorium
aquarium
archesporium
aspersorium
ciborium
cladosporium
corium
emporium
exosporium
livermorium
lubritorium
mesothorium
ostensorium
pastorium
radiothorium
sensorium
suspensorium
synclinorium
thorium
triforium

Synonyms and antonyms of auditorium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AUDITORIUM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «auditorium» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of auditorium

Translation of «auditorium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AUDITORIUM

Find out the translation of auditorium to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of auditorium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «auditorium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

观众席
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

auditorio
570 millions of speakers

English

auditorium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सभागार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قاعة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зрительный зал
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

auditório
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

auditorily
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

salle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Secara audit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Auditorium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

観客席
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

관중석
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Auditorily
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thính phòng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

auditorily
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सभागृह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işitsel olarak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sala
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

widownia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Глядацька зала
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

auditoriu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αμφιθέατρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ouditorium
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

auditorium
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

auditorium
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of auditorium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AUDITORIUM»

The term «auditorium» is very widely used and occupies the 14.006 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AUDITORIUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «auditorium» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «auditorium» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about auditorium

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7 QUOTES WITH «AUDITORIUM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word auditorium.
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Otis Blackwell
I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
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Ira Glass
It's tricky, performing the show live. Because when you're in a big auditorium, in front of 700 people, the natural tendency is to want to talk louder. You want to project.
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Arthur Lowe
Acting must be scaled down for the screen. A drawing room is a lot smaller than a theatre auditorium.
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Jonathan Miller
What people want is not what some would call imaginative and often austere productions but very lavish productions which cast back into the auditorium an image of their affluence.
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Johannes Rau
I understand the worries of many - not only here in this auditorium -, and some have already written to me to say that technical progress has lowered the threshold that stops people from helping themselves to protected works without the slightest embarrassment.
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Rod Serling
Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.
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Tony Snow
It makes no sense to pack an auditorium with 5,000 people and then tell them to keep quiet.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AUDITORIUM»

Discover the use of auditorium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to auditorium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design
To make measurements ofthe worst case, the microphone positions were in the half ofthe auditorium behind this lateral source. A minimum source–receiver distance for the central source of7 m was used. All measurements reported in the  ...
Michael Barron, 2009
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The Auditorium Building: A Building Book from the Chicago ...
Today, the Auditorium Building is thriving as a showcase for major theatrical events, Roosevelt University concerts, and other events.
Jay Pridmore, 2003
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Classic Goosebumps #20: Phantom of the Auditorium
Get Goosebumps with the startling repackage of a bestselling classic.
R.L. Stine, 2011
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The Chicago Auditorium Building: Adler and Sullivan's ...
In this lavishly illustrated book, Joseph M. Siry explores not just the architectural history of the Auditorium Building but also the crucial role it played in Chicago's social history.
Joseph Siry, 2002
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The Haunted Auditorium
(A figure wearing coveralls continues sweeping and gradually works his way down the center aisle of the auditorium. He occasionally mutters under his breath in complaint. ) JOYCE. Who are you? KARNS. Name's Karns. Who're you? JOYCE.
Rosemary J. Owens, 1971
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Architectural Acoustics: Principles and Practice
How well the multiuse function is satisfied depends on (1) design concept, (2) budget, and (3) auditorium staffing. These three items are interrelated, and each is influenced by the others. A fundamental nonacoustic design decision that is, ...
William J. Cavanaugh, Gregory C. Tocci, Joseph A. Wilkes, 2010
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Attack of the Mutant
Realizing that he has become lost in a strange part of town, Skipper Matthews, a ravenous comic book collector whose favorite character is an evil super-villain, discovers a building just like the secret headquarters of his idol
R. L. Stine, 2009
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The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the ...
Acousticians began to promote a new "ideal"57 type of auditorium in the 1920s, and architects simultaneously made that ideal a reality. The new auditorium was low and wide, "spatulate"58 or fan-shaped, with diverging side walls spreading ...
Emily Ann Thompson, 2004
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Architecture of Spain
Style: Contemporary Architecture Dates: 1996-2002 Architects: Luis Moreno Mansilla and Emilio Tuñón Alvarez The Auditorio Ciudad de León, the new auditorium of the city of León, is among the more significant buildings recently completed ...
Alejandro Lapunzina, 2005
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The Platoon School in America
THE AUDITORIUM AND ITS USE A characteristic of the platoon school. — The auditorium as it is organized and functions in the typical platoon school is an inherent feature which has no counterpart in the traditional elementary school, junior ...
Roscoe David Case, 1931

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AUDITORIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term auditorium is used in the context of the following news items.
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Verdun Auditorium slated for $26-million facelift
The Verdun Auditorium will be receiving a $26-million facelift that officials hope will restore it to the days when it was a major concert venue ... «Montreal Gazette, Jul 15»
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Stained glass, plaster and legroom highlight NCHS auditorium
Welsh Auditorium, in the lower left of this photograph, will be seen for the first time in decades when the auditorium is reopened to the public in ... «Casper Journal, Jul 15»
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Sandra Bullock sports eye-opening shoes at 'Minions' premiere
1 of 10 Actress Sandra Bullock arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Minions” held at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, June 27, 2015. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
4
Chappaqua: Reader's Digest auditorium to be art space
NEW CASTLE – The theater at the former Reader's Digest headquarters won't be demolished after all, but instead could become northern ... «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Jul 15»
5
Vashi civic chief promises repair of Bhave auditorium
NAVI MUMBAI: The civic chief, Dinesh Waghmare, inspected the Vishnudas Bhave auditorium on Thursday, to obtain information regarding the ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
NDN to livestream auditorium meeting
The Norfolk City Council will host a town hall meeting Monday, July 6, at 7 p.m. at the Norfolk City Auditorium to gain additional citizen input on ... «Norfolk Daily News, Jul 15»
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Sally Wiliams, VP and GM of Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, on …
When the Source Awards are handed out Sept. 29 in Nashville, Sally Williams, who is one of this year's seven honorees, will be recognized for ... «Billboard, Jul 15»
8
Riverside Town Hall Won't Bear Topinka's Name, But Auditorium Might
The auditorium on the second floor of the Riverside Town Hall might be named after the late Judy Baar Topinka, on the recommendation of a ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
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Girls Rock Showcase date set for July 18 at Memminger Auditorium
Girls Rock Charleston will hold its end-of-camp showcase at Memminger Auditorium (56 Beaufain St.) on Sat. July 18 at 3 p.m.. The lineup will ... «Charleston City Paper, Jul 15»
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Stewart family donates piano for Longmont Museum auditorium
Best1 Lila Stewart sits at the piano she has donated to the Longmont Museum & Cultural Center's Stewart Auditorium. (Staff Photographer ... «Longmont Times-Call, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Auditorium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/auditorium>. Sep 2019 ».
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