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English definition of “comedy”

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.
(Definition of comedy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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