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Marquee vs. Marquis

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Marquee

A rooflike structure, often bearing a signboard, projecting over an entrance, as to a theater or hotel. Also called marquise.
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Marquis

A nobleman ranking below a duke and above an earl or a count.
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Marquee

A large tent, often with open sides, used chiefly for outdoor entertainment.
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Marquis

Used as a title for such a nobleman.
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Marquee

Exceptionally popular or skilled
The team is hoping to sign a marquee player.
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Marquis

Pl. mar·quis·es (-kwĭ-sĭz) (märkwĭs) Variant of marquess.
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Marquee

A large tent with open sides, used for outdoors entertainment.
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Marquis

A nobleman in England, France, and Germany, of a rank next below that of duke, but above a count. Originally, the marquis was an officer whose duty was to guard the marches or frontiers of the kingdom. The office has ceased, and the name is now a mere title conferred by letters patent or letters close.
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Marquee

(US) A projecting canopy over an entrance, especially one with a sign that displays the name of the establishment or other information of it.
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Marquis

Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the Asian genus Bassarona (or Euthalia).
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Marquee

Lights that turn on and off in sequence, or scrolling text, as these are common elements on a marquee.
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Marquis

A nobleman in England, France, and Germany, of a rank next below that of duke. Originally, the marquis was an officer whose duty was to guard the marches or frontiers of the kingdom. The office has ceased, and the name is now a mere title conferred by patent.
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Marquee

(Internet) A banner on a web page displaying text that scrolls horizontally.
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Marquis

Humorist who wrote about the imaginary life of cockroaches (1878-1937)
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Marquee

(computing) In graphical editing software, a special selection tool, used to highlight a portion of an image.
Rectangular Marquee Tool
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Marquis

Nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count
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Marquee

Most famous; preeminent.
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Marquee

(GUI) To select (an object or region) with the marquee selection tool.
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Marquee

To display text prominently at the top, as in a video. i.e. The text was marqueed at the end of the presentation. Marquee it.
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Marquee

A large field tent; esp., one adapted to the use of an officer of high rank.
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Marquee

Large and often sumptuous tent
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Marquee

Permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
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