Meaning of “satire” in the English Dictionary

"satire" in English

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satirenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈsæt.aɪər/ us /ˈsæt.aɪr/
adjective uk /səˈtɪr.ɪ.kəl/ us /səˈtɪr.ɪ.kəl/

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

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satirenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈsæ·tɑɪər/

literature a humorous way of criticizing people or ideas to show that they have faults or are wrong, or a piece of writing or a play that uses this style:

[ C ] The play is a satire on corporate culture.
adjective us /səˈtɪər·ɪ·kəl/

satirical humor
verb [ T ] us /ˈsæt̬·əˌrɑɪz/

Garry Trudeau would satirize him in his Doonesbury comic strip.

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