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satire

noun
 
 
/ˈsætaɪər/
HUMOUR [U] the use of jokes and humour to criticize people or ideas: political satire Humour and humorousDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
STORY [C] a story, film, etc that uses satireHumour and humorousTypes of film, play, book etc.
satirist
 
 
/ˈsætərɪst/ noun [C]
someone who uses satireHumour and humorousPeople who write for work or pleasure
Translations of “satire”
in Spanish sátira…
in French satire…
in German die Satire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 諷刺,譏諷, 諷刺作品…
in Russian сатира…
in Turkish taşlama, yerme, hicvetme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讽刺,讥讽, 讽刺作品…
in Polish satyra…
(Definition of satire from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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