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dramatic

adjective uk   /drəˈmæt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/

dramatic adjective (EXCITING)

B2 very sudden or noticeable, or full of action and excitement: a dramatic change/improvement We watched scenes of the dramatic rescue on the news.
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dramatic adjective (THEATRE)

relating to plays and acting: She bought me the complete dramatic works (= texts to be performed) of Brecht for my birthday. the American Academy of Dramatic Arts the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
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