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comedian

noun [C] uk   /kəˈmiː.di.ən/ (female also comedienne,   /kəˌmiː.diˈen/   ) us  
B2 a person whose job is to make people laugh by telling jokes and funny stories or by copying the behaviour or speech of famous people: a stand-up comedian
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