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film noirnoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​style of ​film, usually about ​crime, that ​presents the ​world as being ​unpleasant, ​strange, or ​cruel
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film noirnoun [U]

 /ˈfɪlm ˈnwɑr/
noir
(Definition of film noir from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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