Meaning of “metafiction” in the English Dictionary

"metafiction" in British English

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metafictionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmet.əˌfɪk.ʃən/ us /ˈmet̬.əˌfɪk.ʃən/ specialized
metafictional
adjective uk /ˌmet.əˈfɪk.ʃən.əl/ us /ˌmet̬.əˈfɪk.ʃən.əl/

The novel contains several complex metafictional elements.

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