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English definition of “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
(Definition of satire noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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