movie

[moo-vee]
noun
2.
motion-picture theater (often preceded by the ): The movie is next-door to the hardware store.
3.
movies.
a.
motion pictures, as an industry (usually preceded by the ): The movies have had to raise prices.
b.
motion pictures, as a genre of art or entertainment: gangster movies.
c.
the exhibition of a motion picture: an evening at the movies.

Origin:
1905–10; mov(ing picture) + -ie

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movie (ˈmuːvɪ)
 
n
a.  an informal word for film
 b.  (as modifier): movie ticket
 
[C20: from mov(ing picture) + -ie]

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Word Origin & History

movie
1912 (perhaps 1908), shortened form of moving picture (1896).
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Example sentences
For the past few years the independent film business has resembled a low-budget
  horror movie.
Or call a film-buff friend to settle some disagreement about who starred in a
  movie.
The difference is that our film is not really a monster movie.
The ordinary picnic table and benches were used for a movie set.
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