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novelette

noun [C] uk   /ˌnɒv.əlˈet/  us   /ˌnɑː.vəl-/
a short novel that is often about romantic relationships and is usually not very serious
Translations of “novelette”
in Chinese (Traditional) 短篇言情小說…
in Chinese (Simplified) 短篇言情小说…
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