box office - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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singularbox office
pluralbox offices
  1. 2
    theatre, cinema used for referring to the number of tickets a film, play, or performer has sold in order to show how successful they are

    It took £20 million at the box office.

    a box-office success/failure

    the film that launched Travolta as a big box-office star