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English definition of “anecdote”

anecdote

noun [C]     /ˈæn.ɪk.dəʊt/ US  /-doʊt/
a short , often funny story , especially about something someone has done: He told one or two amusing anecdotes about his years as a policeman .Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
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