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English definition of “novel”

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
(Definition of novel noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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