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soap opera

noun [C]  us   /ˈsoʊp ˌɑp·rə/ (infml soap,  /soʊp/ )
a television program, usually broadcast five days a week, about the lives of a particular group of characters
Translations of “soap opera”
in Chinese (Traditional) 肥皂劇…
in Russian мыльная опера…
in Turkish pembe dizi, melodram dizisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肥皂剧…
in Polish opera mydlana…
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