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abbreviationinformal the Met
1The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
2The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
- ‘With February's biting winds sweeping down the Manhattan avenues, she transfers the idea to the grande dame of New York's museums, the Met.’
- ‘The Met is one of the world's most inclusive great museums.’
- ‘His elegant voice is familiar to many who have visited the Met and have used the museum's audio guides.’
- ‘The site uses proprietary algorithms to weight shows by venue and participants; where a show is held—whether in a small museum or at the Met—counts for a lot.’
- ‘That piece never made it to the Met, according to a museum spokeswoman, and historians say it is still in private hands.’
- ‘Some of these panels are now in the collections of other museums, like the Met in New York.’
- ‘Among American museums, the Met is probably the only one that could attempt as comprehensive a survey as that attempted in'Designing Nature'.’
- ‘His generosity to the Met had not been soured by a failed attempt in the mid-1970s to establish a fine-arts education center at the museum.’
- ‘At the Met was a classic de Montebello exhibit.’
- ‘Many museums, including the Met, have returned artifacts stolen or looted to their rightful owners.’
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