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soap operanoun [C]

 us   /ˈsoʊp ˌɑp·rə/ (infml soap,  /soʊp/ )
a television program, usually broadcast five days a week, about the lives of a particular group of characters
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soap operanoun [C]

uk   /ˈsəʊp ˌɒp.ər.ə/  us   /ˈsoʊp ˌɑː.pɚ.ə/ (informal soap)
B1 a series of television or radio programmes about the lives and problems of a particular group of characters. The series continues over a long period and is broadcast (several times) every week.

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in Chinese (Simplified) 肥皂剧…
in Turkish pembe dizi, melodram dizisi…
in Russian мыльная опера…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肥皂劇…
in Polish opera mydlana…
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