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Definition of Spectacle


  1. Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or as unusual and worthy of special notice; a remarkable or noteworthy sight; a show; a pageant; a gazingstock.
  2. A spy-glass; a looking-glass.
  3. An optical instrument consisting of two lenses set in a light frame, and worn to assist sight, to obviate some defect in the organs of vision, or to shield the eyes from bright light.
  4. Fig.: An aid to the intellectual sight.
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Spectacle Translations

spectacle in Dutch is spektakel, kijkspel, schouwspel
spectacle in German is Schauspiels, Schauspiel, Schauspiel
spectacle in Latin is spectaculum