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English definition of “non-fiction”

non-fiction

noun [U]     /ˌnɒnˈfɪk.ʃən/ US  /ˌnɑːn-/
writing that is about real events and facts, rather than stories that have been invented → Compare fictionTypes of film, play, book etc.Reality and truth
(Definition of non-fiction noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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