Complete Definition of "spectacle"

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English

Etymology
From OF. #French|spectacle.

Noun
en-noun

  1. Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or as unusual and worthy of special notice; a remarkable or noteworthy sight; a show; a pageant; a gazingstock.
  2. A spy-glass; a looking-glass.
  3. usually|in plural An optical instrument consisting of two lenses set in a light frame, and worn to assist sight, to obviate some defect in the organs of vision, or to shield the eyes from bright light.
  4. figuratively An aid to the intellectual sight.

Translations
Spanish: espectáculo m
Portuguese: espectáculo m

Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Vietnamese: cảnh tượng, cảnh tượng, sá»± trình diá»n, sá»± biá»u diá»n, kính

Derived terms
spectacular


French

Etymology
From L.|fr spectaculum, from spectare "to look".

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. show
  2. #Noun|spectacle

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