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vignette

noun [C] uk   /vɪˈnjet/ us  
a short piece of writing, music, acting, etc. which clearly expresses the typical characteristics of something or someone: She wrote several vignettes of small-town life.
Translations of “vignette”
in Spanish historia, estampa…
in Chinese (Traditional) (清晰描述特點的)短文,片段,小插曲…
in Chinese (Simplified) (清晰描述特点的)短文,片段,小插曲…
(Definition of vignette from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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