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"series" in British English

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seriesnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪə.riːz/  us   /ˈsɪr.iːz/ (plural series)
  • series noun [C] (SET OF EVENTS)

B2 a number of similar or related events or things, one following another: There has been a series of sexual attacks on women in the area. She gave a series of lectures at Warwick University last year on contemporary British writers.
a number of games played one after another by two teams against each other: The Yankees have a four-game series against the Orioles at home.
in series
Parts of an electrical system that are in series are arranged in a single line so that the current flows through each part, one after another.
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  • series noun [C] (SET OF BROADCASTS)

B1 a set of television or radio broadcasts on the same subject or using the same characters but in different situations: The star is to host a television series on extreme sports. a comedy series I missed the second episode of the series so I don't know what's going on now.

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

"series" in American English

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seriesnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪər·iz/ (plural series)
a number of similar or related events or things, one following another: A series of scandals over the past year has not helped public confidence in the administration.
(Definition of series from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"series" in Business English

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seriesnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪəriːz/ (plural series)
a number of similar or related events or things, one following another: a series of events/interviews/meetingsa series of articles/books/studies The is the first of a series of articles looking at financial instability. a series of steps/actions/transactions a series of crimes/attacks
PRODUCTION a set or range of similar products made by a company: The company has announced two new lines, the 2200 series and the 2300 series.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used in the name of a company's shares that have things in common, for example particular voting rights: Shares are called Series A if they are the first batch of a series of shares issued by the company.
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(Definition of series from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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