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English definition of “comedy”


noun [C/U]    /ˈkɑm·ə·di/
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.
(Definition of comedy noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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