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English definition of “serial”

serial

noun [C]     /ˈsɪə.ri.əl/ US  /ˈsɪr.i-/
C1 a story on television or radio or in a newspaper, etc. that is broadcast or printed in separate parts: Most of her novels have been made into television serials at some time.Headlines and features in newspapers and magazinesProgrammes and other broadcasts
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