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theme

noun [C] uk   /θiːm/ us  

theme noun [C] (MAIN SUBJECT)

B2 the main subject of a talk, book, film, etc.: The theme of loss runs through most of his novels.
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theme noun [C] (TUNE)

a song or tune that is played several times in a film, etc. and represents a character, situation, etc.: a theme song/tune specialized music a short, simple tune on which a piece of music is basedtheme and variation a musical form in which a theme is played and then repeated several times with small changes
Translations of “theme”
in Korean 주제…
in Arabic مَوْضوع…
in French sujet, thème…
in Turkish tema, konu…
in Italian soggetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主題, (談話、書籍、電影等的)題目,主題…
in Russian тема…
in Polish temat…
in Spanish tema, asunto…
in Portuguese tema…
in German das Thema…
in Catalan tema…
in Japanese テーマ, 主題, 論題…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主题, (谈话、书籍、电影等的)题目,主题…
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