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Japanese translation of literature

literature

noun [no plural]   /ˈlɪt·rə·tʃər/
B1 books, poems, etc. that are considered to be art
文学
classical literature
(Definition of literature noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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