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Etymology

From French cinéma, shortening of cinématographe (term coined by the Lumière brothers in the 1890s) < Ancient Greek κίνημα (kinēma) "movement"

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cinema

Plural
s

cinema (s)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a film
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a movie theatre
    The cinema is right across the street from the restaurant.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) film or movies as a group
    Despite the critics, he produced excellent cinema.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the film and movie industry
    In the long history of Spanish cinema....
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the art of making films and movies
    Throughout the history of cinema, filmmakers....

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Pronunciation

cìnema, /ˈtʃinema/, /"tSinema/

Noun

cinema m (invariable)

  1. (art and industry) cinema
  2. (movie theatre) cinema, movie theater, film theatre

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Portuguese

Pronunciation

cìnema, /si'nemɐ/, /si"nema/

Noun

cinema m.

  1. cinema, film theatre

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