The state or quality of being a spectator

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  • Spectatorship — Spec*ta tor*ship, n. 1. The office or quality of a spectator. [R.] Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of beholding. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spectatorship — noun see spectator …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spectatorship — See spectatorial. * * * …   Universalium

  • spectatorship — spec·ta·tor·ship …   English syllables

  • spectatorship — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌship,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: spectator (I) + ship 1. obsolete : the condition of being viewed or submitted for viewing 2. : the condition of being a spectator especially as distinguished from a participan …   Useful english dictionary

  • sports — /spawrts, spohrts/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a sport or sports, esp. of the open air or athletic kind: a sports festival. 2. (of garments, equipment, etc.) suitable for use in open air sports, or for outdoor or informal use. [1910 15; SPORT +… …   Universalium

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • Miriam Hansen — (28 April 1949 – 5 February 2011) was a film historian who made important contributions to the study of early cinema and mass culture. Career Born Miriam Bratu to Jewish parents in Offenbach, Germany, Hansen received a doctorate in… …   Wikipedia

  • spectator — noun Etymology: Latin, from spectare to watch Date: circa 1586 1. one who looks on or watches 2. a woman s pump usually having contrasting colors with a perforated design at the toe and sometimes heel • spectator adjective • spectatorial… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Documentary film — Documentary redirects here. For other uses, see Documentary (disambiguation). This 16 mm spring wound Bolex H16 Reflex camera is a popular entry level camera used in film schools. Documentary films constitute a broad category of nonfictional… …   Wikipedia

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