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satire

noun [C/U]  /ˈsæ·tɑɪər/ us  
literature a humorous way of criticizing people or ideas to show that they have faults or are wrong, or a piece of writing or a play that uses this style: [C] The play is a satire on corporate culture.
satirical
adjective  /səˈtɪər·ɪ·kəl/ us  
satirical humor
satirize
verb [T]  /ˈsæt̬·əˌrɑɪz/ us  
Garry Trudeau would satirize him in his Doonesbury comic strip.
Translations of “satire”
in Spanish sátira…
in French satire…
in German die Satire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 諷刺,譏諷, 諷刺作品…
in Russian сатира…
in Turkish taşlama, yerme, hicvetme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讽刺,讥讽, 讽刺作品…
in Polish satyra…
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