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series

noun [C] (SET OF EVENTS)    /ˈsɪə.riːz/ US  /ˈsɪr.iːz/ (plural series)
B2 a number of similar or related events or things, one following another: There has been a series of sexual attacks on women in the area . She gave a series of lectures at Warwick University last year on contemporary British writers .Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive a number of games played by two teams : The Yankees have a four-game series against the Orioles at home .Competitions, and parts of competitions in series Parts of an electrical system that are in series are arranged in a single line so that the current flows through each part , one after another.Electrical components and circuitry
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