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One entry found for cinema.
Main Entry: cin·e·ma
Pronunciation: primarystresssin-schwa-mschwa
Function: noun
Etymology: derived from French cinématographe "motion picture," from Greek kinemacronma "movement" and graphe "picture," from kinein "to move" --related to KINETIC
1 a : MOVIE 2a <a cinema director> b : a theater for showing movies <went to the cinema>
2 a : the business of making movies <worked in cinema> b : the art or technique of making movies <a student of French cinema>
- cin·e·mat·ic /secondarystresssin-schwa-primarystressmat-ik/ adjective
- cin·e·mat·i·cal·ly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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