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Meaning of “science fiction” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of science fiction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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science fictionnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɑɪ·əns ˈfɪk·ʃən/ (short form sci-fi,  /ˈsɑɪˈfɑɪ/ )
a ​type of writing about ​imagineddevelopments in science and ​theireffect on ​life esp. in the ​future
(Definition of science fiction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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