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noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪə.riːz/  us   /ˈsɪr.iːz/ (plural series)

series noun [C] (SET OF EVENTS)

B2 a number of similar or related events or things, one following another: There has been a series of sexual attacks on women in the area. She gave a series of lectures at Warwick University last year on contemporary British writers. a number of games played by two teams: The Yankees have a four-game series against the Orioles at home.in series Parts of an electrical system that are in series are arranged in a single line so that the current flows through each part, one after another.
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series noun [C] (SET OF BROADCASTS)

B1 a set of television or radio broadcasts on the same subject or using the same characters but in different situations: The star is to host a television series on soccer skills a comedy series I missed the second episode of the series so I don't know what's going on now.
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series noun [C] (SET OF BOOKS)

B2 a set of books published by the same company that deal with the same subject: They do a series on architecture throughout the ages.
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