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noun uk   /ˈkɒm.ə.di/  us   /ˈkɑː.mə-/
B1 [C] a (type of) film, play, or book that is intentionally funny either in its characters or its action: His latest movie is described as a "romantic comedy". I prefer Shakespeare's comedies to his tragedies. [U] the humorous part of a situation: The vicar's forgetting his lines in the middle of the speech provided some good comedy.comedy of manners a type of comedy in which the social behaviour of a particular group of people is made to appear silly
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in Arabic مَلهاه, كوميديا…
in Korean 코미디…
in Malaysian sitkom lucu, humor…
in French comédie, comique…
in Turkish komedi, güldürü…
in Italian commedia brillante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喜劇, 喜劇片, 喜劇成分…
in Russian комедия…
in Polish komedia…
in Vietnamese hài kịch, tính hài hước…
in Spanish comedia, cómico…
in Portuguese comédia…
in Thai ละครตลก, อารมณ์ขัน…
in German die Komödie, die Komik…
in Catalan comèdia…
in Japanese コメディー…
in Indonesian komedi, kelucuan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喜剧, 喜剧片, 喜剧成分…
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