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fairy talenoun [C]

 us   /ˈfeər·i ˌteɪl/
literature a ​traditionalstory, usually written for ​children, which often ​involvesimaginarycreatures and ​magic
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fairy talenoun [C]

uk   us   (UK also fairy story)
a ​traditionalstory written for ​children that usually ​involvesimaginarycreatures and ​magic

fairy-taleadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈfeə.ri.teɪl/  us   /ˈfer.i-/ approving
having a ​special and ​attractive or ​beautifulquality, like something in a ​fairytale: They had a fairy-tale wedding. Sadly, there was no fairy-tale ​happyending to the ​story.
(Definition of fairy tale from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fairy tale”
in Arabic حَدّوتة (قِصّة خَياليّة للأطْفال)…
in Korean 동화…
in Portuguese conto de fadas…
in Catalan conte de fades…
in Japanese おとぎ話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 童话故事…
in Turkish peri gibi, mutlu ve güzel…
in Russian сказочный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 童話故事…
in Italian fiaba…
in Polish (jak) z bajki…
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