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English definition of “tale”

tale

noun [C]     /teɪl/
B2 a story, especially one that is not true or is difficult to believe: My grandfather used to tell us tales of his time as a pilot during the war. → See also fairy taleTypes of film, play, book etc.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
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