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novel

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈnɒvəl/
B1 a book that tells a story about imaginary people and events: Have you read any good novels lately?Types of film, play, book etc.Kinds of booksLiterature in general
novelist noun [C] B2 someone who writes novelsOccupations and tradesPeople who write for work or pleasureLiterature in general
Translations of “novel”
in Korean 소설…
in Arabic رِواية…
in French roman…
in Turkish roman…
in Italian romanzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (長篇)小說…
in Russian роман…
in Polish powieść…
in Spanish novela…
in Portuguese romance…
in German der Roman…
in Catalan novel·la…
in Japanese 小説…
in Chinese (Simplified) (长篇)小说…
(Definition of novel noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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