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operetta

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌɒp.ərˈet.ə/ us    /ˌɑː.pəˈret̬-/
a humorous theatre piece with singing and sometimes dancing, or works of this typeForeign words and phrases used in EnglishOpera
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