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auditorium

au·di·to·ri·um

auditorium

pronunciation:
aw dih to ri m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: auditoria, auditoriums
definition: a large room in which performances, speeches, and the like are given in front of an audience, or a building housing such a space.
On the first day of school, the principal addresses all the students in the auditorium.The new auditorium is wonderful for band concerts.Before the play, we'll meet you on the steps outside the auditorium.
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Word Parts
The word auditorium contains the following parts:
aud, audit, audio Latin root that means hear
-arium, -orium Latin noun-forming suffix that means a place for
synonyms:
-atory, -ary2