Definition of studio noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstjuːdiəʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstuːdioʊ//
    (pl. studios) Radio broadcasting, Showing films, Producing TV shows, Making films, Art equipment
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  1. 1   a room where radio or television programmes are recorded and broadcast from, or where music is recorded a television studio a studio audience (= one in a studio, that can be seen or heard as a programme is broadcast) a recording studio See related entries: Radio broadcasting, Producing TV shows
  2. 2  a place where films/movies are made or produced See related entries: Making films
  3. 3  a company that makes films/movies She works for a major Hollywood studio. a studio executive See related entries: Showing films
  4. 4   a room where an artist works a sculptor’s studio See related entries: Art equipment
  5. 5a place where dancing is taught or where dancers practise a dance studio
  6. 6 (British English also studio flat) (North American English also studio apartment) a small flat/apartment with one main room for living and sleeping in and usually a kitchen and bathroom
  7. Word Originearly 19th cent.: from Italian, from Latin studium ‘painstaking application’.Extra examples He was a studio executive at Paramount. I was doing a lot of studio work and remixing. She taught at a private dance studio. The CD was recorded in his home studio. The photograph was taken in a studio. a major movie studio a studio audience for a new television sitcom a studio executive for a major Hollywood studio the constraints of the Hollywood studio system He was hoping to convert the cellar into a photographic studio.
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