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fairy tale

noun [C] uk   ( UK also fairy story) us  
a traditional story written for children that usually involves imaginary creatures and magic
Translations of “fairy tale”
in Korean 동화…
in Arabic حَدّوتة (قِصّة خَياليّة للأطْفال)…
in Portuguese conto de fadas…
in Catalan conte de fades…
in Japanese おとぎ話…
in Italian fiaba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 童話故事…
in Russian сказочный…
in Turkish peri gibi, mutlu ve güzel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 童话故事…
in Polish (jak) z bajki…
(Definition of fairy tale noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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