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anecdote

noun [C] uk   /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.
Translations of “anecdote”
in Arabic حِكاية, قِصّة…
in Korean 일화…
in Malaysian anekdot…
in French anecdote…
in Turkish kısa hikaye, anlatım…
in Italian aneddoto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指關於某人的)趣聞,軼事…
in Russian история, байка…
in Polish anegdota…
in Vietnamese giai thoại…
in Spanish anécdota…
in Portuguese anedota, caso…
in Thai เรื่องราวขำขัน…
in German die Anekdote…
in Catalan anècdota…
in Japanese 逸話, 秘話…
in Indonesian anekdot, lelucon…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指关于某人的)趣闻,轶事…
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