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Meaning of movie

mov•ie

Pronunciation: (m'vē), [key]
— n.
  1. See
  2. motion-picture theater (often prec. by the): The movie is next-door to the hardware store.
  3. The movies have had to raise prices.
    1. motion pictures, as an industry (usually prec. by the):The movies have had to raise prices.
    2. motion pictures, as a genre of art or entertainment:gangster movies.
    3. the exhibition of a motion picture:an evening at the movies.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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