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noun     drama pronunciation in American English
/ˈdrɑmə/
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singulardrama
pluraldramas
  1. 1
    [countable] a play for the theater, television, or radio

    a television drama about nurses

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the study of plays

      He teaches drama.

      a drama class

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] something unusual or exciting that happens

    a game full of drama

    a drama unfolds (=takes place):

    A crowd had gathered to watch the drama unfold.

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