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English definition of “opera”

opera

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈɒpə/
A2 a musical play in which most of the words are sung: to go to the opera opera singers an opera house (= building for opera) Types of music
operatic
 
 
/ˌɒpərˈætɪk/ adjective
relating to opera: an operatic societyTypes of music
(Definition of opera from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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