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cinema:

see motion picturesmotion pictures,
movie-making as an art and an industry, including its production techniques, its creative artists, and the distribution and exhibition of its products (see also motion picture photography; Motion Picture Cameras under camera).
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cinema

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(graphic arts)
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cinema

1. Chiefly Brit
a. a place designed for the exhibition of films
b. (as modifier): a cinema seat
2. the cinema
a. the art or business of making films
b. films collectively
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cinema

The motion picture industry; a movie theater. Cinema refers to commercial movies and documentaries created for theater audiences. See cinema format.
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The owners alleged that the government did not make any proper policy for the survival of these cinema houses except collecting unbearable taxes from these cinema houses.
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By 2013 the theatre had started showing film, as the demand for cinema increased over live variety.
Film critic Ulvi Mehti will become the coordinator of the Arthouse Cinema Club.
"Our analysis…reveals that although there are differences in the cost of cinema attendance by country, there's clearly an appetite for content amongst some consumers whether that be on the big screen, or a smaller one," commented Toby Holleran, senior analyst at Ampere Analysis.
The number of cinema screens has crossed 150,000 globally, including about 50,000 in China and more than 45,000 in the United States - the world's two biggest cinema markets.
This will be the tenth cinema in the UK opened by operator The Light Cinemas, who say moviegoers will be able to feast on a selection of specially chosen food and drinks to enjoy in the cinema's social space.