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comedy

noun [C/U]  /ˈkɑm·ə·di/ us  
a movie, play, or book that is intentionally amusing either in its characters or its action: [C] A lot of Shakespeare’s plays are comedies. Comedy is also the amusing part of a situation: [U] When John forgot his lines in the middle of the speech it provided some good comedy.
Translations of “comedy”
in Korean 코미디…
in Arabic مَلهاه, كوميديا…
in French comédie, comique…
in Turkish komedi, güldürü…
in Italian commedia brillante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喜劇, 喜劇片, 喜劇成分…
in Russian комедия…
in Polish komedia…
in Spanish comedia, cómico…
in Portuguese comédia…
in German die Komödie, die Komik…
in Catalan comèdia…
in Japanese コメディー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喜剧, 喜剧片, 喜剧成分…
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