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English definition of “opera”

opera

noun [C/U]  /ˈɑp·ər·ə, ˈɑp·rə/ us  
music a formal play in which all or most of the words are sung, or this type of play generally
operatic
adjective  /ˌɑp·əˈræt̬·ɪk/ us  
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