operetta Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"operetta" in British English

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operettanoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɒp.ərˈet.ə/  us   /ˌɑː.pəˈret̬-/
a ​humoroustheatrepiece with ​singing and sometimes ​dancing, or ​works of this ​type
(Definition of operetta from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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operettanoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɑp·əˈret̬·ə/
an ​amusingplay in which many or all of the words are ​sung and which often ​includes some ​dancing, or this ​type of ​playgenerally
(Definition of operetta from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “operetta”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻歌剧,小歌剧…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕歌劇,小歌劇…
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