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Box office   /bɑks ˈɔfəs/   Listen
Box office

noun
1.
Total admission receipts for an entertainment.
2.
The office where tickets of admission are sold.  Synonyms: ticket booth, ticket office.






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"Box office" Quotes from Famous Books



... train crawl out of the station, waved his hand in farewell, forced a greeting upon the reluctant Brightman, whom he passed examining the magazines upon a bookstall, and, summoning a taxi, was duly deposited at the Alhambra Theatre. He made his way to the box office. ...
— The Box with Broken Seals • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... departure, which was no more than eight hours prior to their appearance at the box office, he made it a point to hail Harvey in a most jovial manner as he stood on his side porch, suggesting that he come over and see the playroom he had fixed up for his ...
— What's-His-Name • George Barr McCutcheon

... intelligence nor beauty! . . . They give them the most important roles. They act the parts of heroines and look like chambermaids or like those who walk the streets! . . . But what do the directors care as long as the business keeps going and the box office is sold out . . . that's all they care about!" She spoke rapidly and the blood rushed to her face so violently that she became all red, in spite of the thick layer of powder ...
— The Comedienne • Wladyslaw Reymont



Words linked to "Box office" :   receipts, theatre, office, gross, theater, revenue, business office, house



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