costume drama Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"costume drama" in British English

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costume dramanoun [C or U]

uk   us  
a ​movie, ​especially on ​television, about a ​period in the past, or ​movies of this ​type
(Definition of costume drama from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “costume drama”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指电视上的)古装剧, 古装电影…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指電視上的)古裝劇, 古裝電影…
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