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English definition of “serial”

serial

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈsɪər·i·əl/ us  
happening one after another in time or order: She’s the librarian in charge of serial publications (= magazines, newspapers, etc., that appear at regular periods).

serial

noun [C]  /ˈsɪər·i·əl/ us  
a story printed in a newspaper or magazine or broadcast on television or radio in several parts
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