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situation comedy

noun [C or U] uk   ( informal sitcom) us  
a funny television or radio show in which the same characters appear in each programme in a different story
Translations of “situation comedy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 情境喜劇…
in Chinese (Simplified) 情景喜剧…
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