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English definition of “farce”

farce

noun (PLAY)    /fɑːs/ US  /fɑːrs/
[C] a humorous play or film where the characters become involved in unlikely situationsDrama and playsTypes of film, play, book etc. [U] the style of writing or acting in this type of play: The play suddenly changes from farce to tragedy.Drama and plays
(Definition of farce noun (PLAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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