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English definition of “rom com”

rom com

noun [C or U]     /ˈrɒm.kɒm/ US  /ˈrɑːm.kɑːm/
abbreviation for romantic comedy : a film or television programme about love , that is intended to make you laugh Programmes and other broadcasts
(Definition of rom com noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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