Meaning of HALL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ hɔ:l ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
The hall in a house or flat is the area just inside the front door, into which some of the other rooms open. ( BRIT; in AM, use entrance hall )
A hall in a building is a long passage with doors into rooms on both sides of it. ( mainly AM; in BRIT, use hallway )
A hall is a large room or building which is used for public events such as concerts, exhibitions, and meetings.
We picked up our conference materials and filed into the lecture hall...
N-COUNT : oft n N
see also city hall , town hall
If students live in hall in British English, or in a hall in American English, they live in a university or college building called a hall of residence .
N-COUNT : also prep N
Hall is sometimes used as part of the name of a large house in the country.
He died at Holly Hall, his wife’s family home.
see also entrance hall , music hall
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006