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English definition of “cartoon”

cartoon

noun [C] (DRAWING)    /kɑːˈtuːn/ US  /kɑːr-/
A2 a drawing , especially in a newspaper or magazine , that tells a joke or makes a humorous political criticism PicturesHeadlines and features in newspapers and magazines specialized art in art , a drawing made especially in preparation for a painting Pictures
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