Meaning of “episode” in the English Dictionary

"episode" in British English

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episodenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈep.ɪ.səʊd/ us /ˈep.ə.soʊd/

episode noun [ C ] (PART OF STORY)

B2 one of the single parts into which a story is divided, especially when it is broadcast on the television or radio

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(Definition of “episode” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"episode" in American English

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episodenoun [ C ]

us /ˈep·əˌsoʊd/

a single event or group of related events:

That was an episode in my life that I’d like to forget.

literature An episode is a series of actions or events that take place at one time in a work of literature.

An episode is also one of the parts of a television or radio program that is given as a series over a period of time.

(Definition of “episode” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)