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"soap opera" in British English

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

"soap opera" in American English

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soap operanoun [ C ]

us /ˈsoʊp ˌɑp·rə/ infml soap, /soʊp/

a television program, usually broadcast five days a week, about the lives of a particular group of characters

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