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genre

noun [C] uk   /ˈʒɑ̃ː.rə/ /ˈʒɒn-/ formal us  
a style, especially in the arts, that involves a particular set of characteristics: What genre does the book fall into - comedy or tragedy? a literary/musical/film genre

genre

adjective uk   /ˈʒɑː.rə/ /ˈʒɒn-/ us  
produced according to a particular model or style: a genre movie genre fiction
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