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noun 
  1. (context, countable) a film
  2. (context, countable) a movie theatre
The is right across the street from the restaurant.
  1. (context, filmology, uncountable) film or movies as a group
Despite the critics, he produced excellent .
  1. (context, filmology, uncountable) the film and movie industry
In the long history of Spanish ....
  1. (context, filmology, uncountable) the art of making films and movies
Throughout the history of , filmmakers....
Translations: 
  • Dutch: filmindustrie
  • French: cinéma(fr)m
  • German: Kino(de)n
  • Italian: cinematografo(it)m
Etymology: From cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the w:Lumière brothers, Lumière brothers in the 1890s) < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (kinÄma) "movement"


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